American Sleep Association

About American Sleep Association

The American Sleep Association (ASA) is a voluntary, non-profit, medical and scientific society dedicated to quality medical care for individuals with sleep disorders and service to its individual and center members through education, research, and the development of practice standards related to the field of sleep medicine. The Association is committed to fostering professional education through meetings, courses, publications, and educational materials; defining, developing, distributing, and updating standards, guidelines, and policies that result in optimal access to and delivery of care for all patients with sleep disorders; and fostering basic and clinical sleep research. The Association is also dedicated to promoting training programs for practitioners of sleep medicine; representing the field to all government and private agencies involved in research, training, policy, practice, and healthcare delivery issues that affect the field; and educating the public about sleep disorders and related conditions. The Association offers a variety of educational and support materials including an educational slide series; manuals for physicians, healthcare professionals, medical students, sleep specialists, and other professionals, CD-ROM and computer-based information resources for professionals; an interdisciplinary medical journal entitled “Sleep”; and patient education pamphlets.

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