Sleep Champion Award

Issue Date: February 13, 2020
Nominations Due Date: March 2, 2020
Award Selection Notification: By April 30, 2020
Amount of Award: $5,000 in funds to support sleep health and/or education services and
a travel award for a representative to attend SLEEP 2020 in Philadelphia.

The Sleep Champion Award celebrates successful community-based sleep health services and education provided by non-profit organizations. AASM members are encouraged to nominate organizations that provide best-in-class care and/or education in the sleep community. The organization selected for the Sleep Champion Award will receive $5,000, in addition to a travel award for a representative to attend SLEEP 2020 in Philadelphia and accept the award in person at a special event.

The Sleep Champion Award provides:

  • $5,000 in funds to support sleep health and/or education services.
  • A travel award for a representative to attend SLEEP 2020 in Philadelphia and accept the award in person at a special event.
  • Only AASM individual or facility members are eligible to nominate an organization for the Sleep Champion Award.
  • Nominated organizations must be non-profit organizations.

Step 1: Complete Sleep Champion Nomination Form

An AASM individual or facility member must fill out a Sleep Champion Award Nomination Form.

Step 2: Write a Nomination Letter

Nomination letters must include the following:

  • A summary of how the non-profit organization is providing best-in-class care and/or education that should be celebrated and replicated by other community-based programs.
  • At least two examples that depict how the non-profit organization’s programs are working to achieve the AASM Foundation’s vision for society and field of sleep medicine; healthier lives through better sleep.
  • If multiple individuals would like to nominate the same organization, they may either submit individual nominations or a single nomination letter may be signed by multiple individuals.

Formatting Requirements:

  • Letters are limited to no more than 2 pages of narrative and content as a Word document or PDF file.

Step 3: Submit Sleep Champion Nomination Form and Nomination Letter

The completed Sleep Champion Award Nomination Form and Nomination Letter(s) should be emailed to SleepChampion@aasm.org by Monday, March 2, 2020.

Award recipients will be announced by April 30, 2020.

Questions should be submitted to SleepChampion@aasm.org or individuals should call the AASM Foundation’s Director of Development at 630-737-9725.