• September 20, 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • September 21, 2019
    • 2:30 PM
    • Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

    Conference Agenda

    Friday, September 20th 

                  Presentation Topic


    11:30 am – 12:20 pm

    Registration and Lunch

    12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

    President and Program Chair Welcome

      Mark Garwood, MD and

      Cynthia Nichols, PhD

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Fatigue and Wellness for Sleep Professionals

    Jonathan Barkham, MD

    1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

    Autism, ADHD, and sleep

    Barbara Felt, MD

    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

    Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

    Jason Coles, MD

    2:45 pm – 3:05 pm

    Break with Exhibitors

    3:05 pm – 4:05 pm

    Light Treatment: Where Have We Come from And Where Can We Go?

      Helen Burgess, PhD

    4:05 pm – 4:50 pm

    Sleep Issues in Multiple Sclerosis

    Tiffany Braley, MD

    4:50 pm – 5:10 pm

    Break with Exhibitors

    5:10 pm – 5:55 pm

    Updates on Health Care Policies That Impact the Practice of Sleep Medicine

    Neeraj Kaplish, MD

    5:55 pm – 6:15 pm

    MASM Membership Meeting

    6:15 pm

    Buffet Dinner Starts

    6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

    Case Presentation - Overlap Syndrome (OSA, COPD, Hypoventilation)

     Hillary Loomis-King, MD

    7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder: Presentation and Management

    Virginia Skiba, MD

    7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    Abnormal Sleep Pattern in a Patient with Bipolar Disorder

     Mohan Dutt, MD

    Saturday, September 21st 


    Presentation Topic


    7:30 am – 8:45 am

    Breakfast with Exhibitors

    8:45 am – 9:45 am

    Consumer Sleep Technologies: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

    Cathy Goldstein, MD

    9:45 am – 10:00 am

    Break with Exhibitors

    10:00 am – 11:00 am

    Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of OSA

    Ho-Sheng Lin, MD and

    Chris Morgan, MD

    11:00 am – 12:00 am

    Ready or Not, Here They Come!  Lessons Learned from The Joint Commission Survey Experience

    Joe Lane, RPSGT and

    Michelle Davis, RPSGT

    12:00 pm –1:00 pm


    1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

    Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Patients with Cervical Spine Injury

    Safwan Badr, MD

    1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

    Maxillomandibular Advancement (MMA) Surgery for Refractory OSA

    Ron Aronovich, MD

    Special Event – Saturday, September 21, 2019

    Starting at 3:30 p.m.  Wine Tour

    We are excited to be able to offer our conference attendees a special opportunity! After the conclusion of our conference on Saturday, we are offering a tour of wineries on Old Mission Peninsula, as well as, two Micro Brews in the Traverse City area. 

    You will have to sign up and pay for for this event directly with the company using the following link.   

    Click here for more details: https://fareharbor.com/wineandbeertours/items/172561/


    Housing Information **UPDATE**

    **Please note that our first room block has been filled. There is a room shortage in Traverse City during the conference weekend. You MUST book right away.**

    We have secured limited room blocks at the below hotels.

    You must mention Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine to access either of these blocks.

    • West Bay Beach, A Delamar Resort (800-888-8020); Room block will expire on August 23rd.
    • Cherry Tree Inn (231-938-8888); Room block will expire on August 30th. 

    An alternative option is the Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel. 

    • Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel (800-922-2946)
    There are a limited number of rooms available for the conference weekend and we urge you to call right away!

    If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Rachel Flum at rflum@wcmssm.org or 313.874.1360 ext. 304.

    Speaker and Planning committee Conflict of Interest disclosure is available here

    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

    The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) designates the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine Fall Conference as a live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) designates the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine Fall Conference as a live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AASM Continuing Education Credits (CECs). Sleep Technologists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Letter of Attendance for Others

    The AMA Council on Medical Education mandates that accredited providers only offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians. Non-physicians and non-technologists will receive a letter of attendance documenting the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned at the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine Fall Conference.

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