Sleep Medicine Fellowship
The program focuses on clinical sleep medicine, but a research or quality improvement project is required. activity is encouraged. Fellows participate in outpatient evaluations, inpatient consultations and polysomnographic assessment of a broad array of sleep disorders.
The full-time faculty sleep specialists, all of whom are based in the Sleep Disorders Center, represent psychiatry, neurology, family and pulmonary medicine. Additional faculty consultants include otolaryngologists and behavioral medicine specialists. Fellows work with these specialists in the course of the program.
In combination with clinical training, fellows receive regular didactic instruction in normal sleep, sleep pathologies, and treatment issues from Sleep Medicine faculty and others. Fellows also have opportunities to participate in the educational mission of the center through the instruction of medical students, residents, and community groups, among others. A clinical research project is strongly encouraged, with the goal of publication after completion of the fellowship.
This program is designed to prepare interested physicians to successfully complete the examination for board certification/added qualification in Sleep Medicine, which is granted by the candidate's primary ABMS board (ABIM/ABPN/ABP/ABO/ABFP). The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).