Upcoming events

    • October 05, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • October 06, 2018
    • 12:30 PM
    • Double Tree by Hilton, Dearborn, MI

    October 5th 2018

    10:00 am – 10:30 am Registration

    10:30 am - 11:00 am Brunch

    11:00 am - 11:05 am Welcome 

    Virginia Skiba, MD

    11:05 am - 11:15 pm MASM President’s Message;  

    Afifa Uzzaman, MD

    11:15 pm – 12:00 pm Marijuana and Sleep;  

    Deirdre Conroy, PhD

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Updates from the Bureau of Professional Licensing; 

    Amber Daniels

    1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Break

    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Certainty of Connections Between Night Shift Work and Sleep Health and Future of Growth in Treatments;  

    Christopher Drake, PhD

    2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Adolescent Sleep and Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome;   Cynthia Nichols, PhD

    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Neuromuscular Disorders in Sleep; 

    Luisa Bazan, MD

    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Seizures and sleep, sorting out the spikes and waves, polysomnographic and clinical review;  

    Mark Garwood, MD

    5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Break

    5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Dinner

    6:00 pm – 6:15 pm General MASM Membership Meeting;

    Afifa Uzzaman, MD

    6:15 pm – 8:15 pm  Year in Review: REM sleep Behavior Disorder; Narcolepsy;  OSA and Post Traumatic Sleep Disorder; Insomnia;  

    Chris Morgan, MD;  Maria Tovar, MD;  

    Jenna Kado, MD; Mohan Dutt, MD

    October 6th, 2018

    7:30 am – 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast

    7:55 am – 8:00 am Welcome 

    Virginia Skiba, MD

    8:00 am – 8:45 am Emergencies in the sleep lab: cardiac arrhythmias, seizures, falls;

    Larry Darnell, RPSGT;  Jayme Hemming, RPSGT;  

    Ashley Brunette RPSGT

    8:45 am – 9:30 am Emerging technologies & methodologies around light treatment for circadian disruption; 

    Philip Cheng, PhD

    9:30 am – 10:15 am Sleep and aging in Michigan: A Review of normal aged related sleep changes and special challenges in caring for the elderly with sleep disorders;  

    Alok Sachdeva, MD

    10:15 am – 10:45 am Break

    10:45 am- 11:30 am The Role of Dental Sleep Medicine in Managing Obstructive Sleep Apnea;

    Daniel Burton, DDS, D.ABDSM, D.ACSDD

    11:30 am – 12:30 pm Case presentation: Pediatric sleep studies and hypoventilation, CO2 monitoring;

                    Fauziya Hassan, MD; Judy Fetterolf, RPSGT, R.EEG.T

    12:30 pm Networking Bingo and Adjourn 

    Virginia Skiba, MD

    Please click here to review the Conflict of Interest (COI) document for this event. 

    Housing Information

    To make your guestroom reservations via phone please call 1-313-982-3983 and identify yourself as an attendee of the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine Conference.

    Or You may also use the link below to book reservations online: 

    Book your group rate for the MASM Conference.

    The conference rate is $119.00 per night, not including the $8 Valet per day, or $2 Self-parking per day parking fee. 

    DAILY VISITORS will have self-parking fees waived. 

    Included in the conference rate is complementary Wi-Fi, a king bed room or a two double bed room, and a complimentary signature DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie on arrival. 

    The last day to make reservations as part of the conference block is Thursday, September 20, 2018. All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. 

    If there are any questions or concerns please contact Karen Carter at or 313.874.1360 ext. 303

    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) 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 11.25 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 11.25 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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