The goals of the Society are the promotion and improvement of sleep quality in the residents of Maine. The society shall be dedicated to the highest professional and scientific standards.The society has the purpose of bringing together the full breadth of sleep professionals to promote communication, understanding, and management of sleep disorders through education programs, support of scientific research and other scientific activities.The Society participates with and represents the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to promote healthy sleep in Maine
March 29, 2012:
Call for Nominations: The Maine Sleep Society has open board positions:
President-Elect-position to be held until January 1, 2014, then the candidate becomes President for a two year term.
Treasurer-position to be held until January 1, 2014
Secretary-position to be held until January 1, 2014
We are taking nominations for these board positions until April 30, 2012. All members of the society will have the opportunity to place their vote for these positions on the web site. If any member would like to nominate someone for this position, use the "Contact Us" form to the left. Please include a brief description of the nominee's professional experience, credentials and merits. This info must be included in order for the nominee to be considered for the position.
***To be considered a member of the Maine Sleep Society, one would have either paid their 2012 membership fee or attended the educational conference on March 9, 2012.
Licensure of Maine Sleep Techs
The Maine Sleep Society is looking for members to volunteer to be on the newly formed Legislative Committee. This committee will work towards state licensure of sleep techs after gathering information from other states that have instituted licensure and Maine state offices that we will work directly with to complete the process. Any member interested in joining this committee should contact Chris Clark by April 30, 2012 at:
March 9, 2012-Annual Educational Conference-Hilton Garden Inn-Bangor, ME
Thank you to all who attended the conference-we had a great turnout and excellent feedback from attendees. The speakers slides are posted on the 2012 Speaker Presentations Page to the left.
Boston to Host National Sleep Medicine Conference June 9-13, 2012
SLEEP 2012, the 26 Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), a joint meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society is coming to Boston, June 9-13, 2012. The meeting is expected to attract more than 5,000 medical professionals from around the world and provides a multi-disciplinary review of the most current developments in the treatment and diagnosis of sleep-related disorders.
Individuals interested in attending can register online at www.sleepmeeting.org. Visit the meeting’s website for more information or to register, or contact the APSS meeting department with questions by sending an email to email@example.com or by calling 630-737-9768.
June 9-13, 2012
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
CME: Earn up to 38.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS)
2510 North Frontage Road
Darien, IL 60561