Sleep Medicine Board Review

August 16-18
Phoenix, Arizona

CME credits and MOC points: 26.00


This premier course reviews the information you should know for the ABIM sleep medicine certification exam. The exam tests your knowledge and clinical judgment in crucial areas of sleep medicine. Course content mirrors the ABIM exam content outline for sleep board review. Whether you need to certify, recertify, or simply review, this course offers a thorough review you can put to the test.


Who Should Attend

  • Physicians in pulmonary medicine
  • Physicians in sleep medicine
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Nurses


Tuition

Tuition
  • Member
    Nonmember
  • Physician
    $1,295
    $1,495
  • Clinician – non-physician/ non-doctoral/ Fellow-in-Training/ Intern/ Medical Student/ Non-Physician-in-Training/ Resident/ Retired
    $1,095
    $1,195


Faculty

Carolyn M. D'Ambrosio, MD, FCCP

Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP
Director, Harvard-Brigham and Women’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Faculty, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Dr. D’Ambrosio is the Program Director for the Harvard-Brigham and Women’s Hospital Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and is Faculty at Harvard Medical School. She received her MS and MD from The George Washington University School of Medicine in 1988 and 1991, respectively, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, and was selected and served as Chief Medical Resident there, as well. Her Pulmonary and Critical Care training was done at Yale University School of Medicine and included subspecialty focus on Sleep Medicine. Following her fellowship, she became an Instructor and then Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. In 2001, Dr. D’Ambrosio was recruited to New England Medical Center as Director, The Center for Sleep Medicine and was both Assistant and then Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. While at Tufts, she also served as Chair, Ethics Committee from 2007 until she went to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2015. She has been awarded Best Teacher from both medical students and residents during her years on faculty and received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the Pulmonary Division at Tufts Medical Center prior to her departure from there. In addition to teaching and clinical work, Dr. D’Ambrosio has conducted research in the areas of Sleep and Menopause, Sleep and Breathing in Infants, and participated as the sleep medicine expert in two systemic reviews on home sleep apnea testing and fixed vs autotitrating CPAP. She is the Past President of the Massachusetts Sleep Society and is the current Chair of the Women’s Health NetWork.

  • Awarded Distinguished CHEST Educator for the past two years
  • Voted as one of Boston’s Best Doctors for the past three years

Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP

Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Dr. Das is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in chemical engineering, she pursued her doctorate of medicine at the University of Virginia and subsequent training in internal medicine, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at the University of North Carolina. She is the Director of the Home Sleep Testing Program at OSU and works closely with the bariatric surgery center in the care of morbidly obese patients with sleep-disordered breathing undergoing weight loss surgery. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Council of Networks for CHEST and a member of the CHEST Board of Regents.

Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD

Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director for Sleep Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Dr. Knauert received her MD and PhD degrees from the Yale University School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and pulmonary, critical care, and sleep fellowships at Yale University School of Medicine. She joined the PCCSM faculty in 2013. Dr. Knauert has research interests focused on acute sleep deprivation in the ICU, atypical ICU sleep, and ICU circadian disruption. She attends in the medical ICU and is the Associate Director of the Sleep Fellowship program.

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD

Dr. Lee-Chiong is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Throughout his career, he has served as the Chair of the Nosology Committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), vice-chair of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) Program Committee, and Chair of both the Sleep Medicine NetWork and Sleep Institute Steering Committees of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). He also has served on the Council of Governors for CHEST.

In 2012, Dr. Lee-Chiong received the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Excellence in Education Award. The award serves to recognize and honor dedicated individuals who have skillfully taught and enhanced the knowledge of professional and lay people in the areas of sleep and sleep medicine.

Atul Malhotra, MD, FCCP

Atul Malhotra, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine UC San Diego School of Medicine
Research Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Director of Sleep Medicine
San Diego, CA

Dr. Atul Malhotra is the Research Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego. He is a past-president of the American Thoracic Society in 2015-2016. Dr. Malhotra is an avid researcher and prolific writer with >295 peer-reviewed original articles and >210 reviews/chapters since coming on faculty in 2000.

His investigative interests include:

  • the pathogenesis of sleep apnea;
  • the metabolic/cardiovascular complications of sleep disorders; and
  • mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Raman Malhotra, MD

Raman Malhotra, MD
Associate Professor
Sleep Medicine Section
Department of Neurology
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Dr. Raman Malhotra is currently Associate Professor of Neurology at the Sleep Medicine Center at Washington University in St. Louis where he joined the faculty in 2018. He has previously served as faculty at University of Michigan and at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He founded the Sleep Medicine Fellowship at Saint Louis University and served as the Program Director of both the Sleep Medicine Fellowship and Neurology Residency at Saint Louis University. Dr. Raman Malhotra attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City for his undergraduate degree and medical school. He then completed his neurology residency and sleep medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He is board-certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Malhotra currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and sits on the Board of Directors for the AASM since 2015. He has previously served as the Chair of the Sleep Medicine Fellow-in-Training Exam and Chair of the AASM Board Review Course. His clinical interests are central nervous system hypersomnias and parasomnias.

Brienne Miner, MD

Brienne Miner, MD
Assistant Professor in Geriatrics
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Dr. Miner is a geriatrician and sleep medicine physician and researcher interested in improving the management of sleep-wake symptoms in older adults. After receiving her MD from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, she completed further training at Yale University, including residency in Internal Medicine, a clinical and research fellowship in Geriatrics, and a clinical fellowship in Sleep Medicine. Her current interests include investigation of insomnia symptoms and daytime sleepiness in older adults, as these are prevalent and likely to have adverse effects on important health-related outcomes. Ultimately, she aims to design interventions for symptoms of insomnia and daytime sleepiness in older persons with and without cognitive impairment, which may lead to improvements in cognitive and physical function.

Carol L. Rosen, MD, FCCP

Carol L. Rosen, MD, FCCP
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
J. S. Rube Endowed Chair in Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Medical Center
Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Dr. Rosen is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Sleep Medicine at University Hospitals-Case Medical Center. She is a clinician, educator, and researcher with board-certification in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and sleep medicine.

She attended medical school at University of Illinois in Chicago, did residency training at Washington University (St. Louis Children’s Hospital) and Baylor College of Medicine (Texas Children’s Hospital) in Houston, Texas, pediatric pulmonary fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and additional research training at Columbia in NYC. She has been a member of the pediatric pulmonary faculties at Baylor College of Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine. Currently, she is the Medical Director for pediatric sleep services at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals. In 2013, she became the inaugural holder of the J. S. Rube Endowed Chair in Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital – University Hospitals Case Medicine Center.

Her research interests include: diagnostic testing strategies for sleep-disordered breathing in children and adults, best practices for management of sleep apnea in children, sleep-disordered breathing in sickle cell anemia, pediatric insomnia, pediatric narcolepsy, the impact of pediatric sleep disorders on health outcomes, and best practices in sleep medicine.

She has been PI, site PI, or co-Investigator for several NIH-funded grants and foundation (HSAT) or industry-sponsored clinical trials and currently the site PI for the new NIH-RCT, Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Trial for Snoring (PATS) study.

David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP

David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Schulman is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Emory University, where he also serves as Fellowship Program Director in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins, followed by Internal Medicine residency at the University of Rochester and fellowship at Boston University. He currently serves on CHEST’s Board of Regents, and is the Editor-in-Chief of CHEST Physician. His work in education has been recognized with a Fellows Education Award from the American Thoracic Society, the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors, and the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP

Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Dr. Selim is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN, and a Consultant in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the Sleep Disorders Center at the Mayo Clinic. He completed his internal medicine residency at Boston University followed by a 4-year fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Yale University. He has clinical and research interests in sleep-disordered breathing and in advanced positive airway pressure devices in the treatment of sleep-related respiratory failure. He now serves as the Chair of Sleep NetWork at CHEST and member of the education commission at AASM.

Katherine M. Sharkey, MD, PhD

Katherine M. Sharkey, MD, PhD
Associate professor of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI

Dr. Sharkey earned her MD-PhD and completed a combined internal medicine and psychiatry residency at Rush University in Chicago, IL. She joined the Brown faculty in 2007and is Medical Director of the University Medicine Sleep Center and the Sleep for Science Research Laboratory. Dr. Sharkey is a recognized expert on sleep and circadian rhythms, particularly as they relate to mood regulation and women’s health. She served on the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Task Force for the most recent update of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Intrinsic Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders and is past chair of both the AASM Circadian Rhythms Steering Committee and the AASM Young Investigator Research Forum. Her research is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Seleni Institute, and the Hassenfeld Institute. Dr. Sharkey is an Associate Editor of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and serves on the editorial board of Sleep Health. She recently served as a member of the Society for Women’s Health Research Interdisciplinary Network on Sleep.

 H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH

H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Director, Yale Program in Sleep
Clinical Epidemiology Research Center
Yale University
New Haven, CT

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Agenda

  • TIME
    TOPIC / PRESENTER
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
    Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 7:15 AM – 7:30 AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
  • 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
    Why We Sleep: Adult Sleep Structure, Function, Normal Physiology, and the Effects of Sleep Deprivation
    Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD
  • 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
    Technical Aspects of Sleep Testing: Indications, Scoring, Artifacts, and Beyond
    David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
  • 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
    Break
  • 9:20 AM – 10:05 AM
    Sleep and Wake Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy
    Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD
  • 10:05 AM – 10:50 AM
    Normal Pediatric Sleep: Sleep Structure, Function, Physiology, and PSG Interpretation
    Carol L. Rosen, MD, FCCP
  • 10:50 AM – 11:35 AM
    Other Tests Related to Sleep: MSLT, MWT, PVT, Actigraphy, and Others
    David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
  • 11:35 AM – 1:05 PM
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:05 PM – 1:50 PM
    Sleep and the Endocrine System
    Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD
  • 1:50 PM – 2:35 PM
    Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
    Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD
  • 2:35 PM – 3:20 PM
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
  • 3:20 PM – 3:40 PM
    Break
  • 3:40 PM – 4:25 PM
    Sleep and the Cardiovascular System (HTN, Stroke, Cardiac Arrhythmia, MI, CHF)
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
  • 4:25 PM – 5:10 PM
    Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing
    Carol L. Rosen, MD, FCCP
  • 5:10 PM – 5:55 PM
    The Bottom Line: Sleep-Disordered Breathing Board Review Questions
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
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  • TIME
    TOPIC / PRESENTER
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
    Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 6:50 AM – 7:20 AM
    Scoring I
    Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP
  • 7:20 AM – 7:25 AM
    Welcome
    Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
  • 7:25 AM – 8:10 AM
    The Bottom Line: Pediatrics for the Boards
    Carol L. Rosen, MD, FCCP
  • 8:10 AM – 8:55 AM
    Sleep in the Elderly
    Brienne Miner, MD
  • 8:55 AM – 9:40 AM
    Medications and Sleep
    David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
  • 9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
    Break
  • 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    RLS and PLMs
    Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD
  • 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
    Sleep and the Respiratory System
    Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
    Insomnia: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Classification
    Brienne Miner, MD
  • 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
    Insomnia: CBT for Insomnia
    Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD
  • 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
    Neurology and Sleep
    Raman Malhotra, MD
  • 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
    Sleep Testing Unknowns
    Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
  • 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
    Break
  • 4:20 PM – 5:05 PM
    Hypersomnias of Central Origin
    Raman Malhotra, MD
  • 5:05 PM – 5:50 PM
    The Bottom Line: Non-Respiratory Adult Sleep
    Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Foundation Reception
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  • TIME
    TOPIC / PRESENTER
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
    Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 6:40 AM – 7:10 AM
    Scoring II
    Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP
  • 7:10 AM – 7:15 AM
    Welcome
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
  • 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM
    Sleep in Psychiatric Disorders
    Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD
  • 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
    Pharmacologic Treatment for Insomnia
    Brienne Miner, MD
  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
    Central Sleep Apnea
    Atul Malhotra, MD, FCCP
  • 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
    Break
  • 9:50 AM – 10:35 AM
    Women and Sleep
    Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD
  • 10:35 AM – 11:20 AM
    CPAP Treatment
    Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP
  • 11:20 AM – 12:05 PM
    Sleep Apnea Phenotypes and Non-PAP Treatment for OSA
    Atul Malhotra, MD, FCCP
  • 12:05 PM – 1:30 PM
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
    Advanced PAP Modalities
    Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP
  • 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
    Epilepsy and Parasomnias
    Raman Malhotra, MD
  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Perioperative and Inpatient Sleep Medicine
    Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP
  • 3:45 PM – 4:05 PM
    Break
  • 4:05 PM – 4:50 PM
    The Bottom Line: Scoring
    Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP
  • 4:50 PM – 5:35 PM
    High Yield Tables, Questions of the Day, Additional Prep, CME/MOC
    H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH
    Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
  • 5:35 PM
    Adjourn
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