Thursday, February 05, 2009

AASM Limits the Number of Medical Directorships

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has limited physicians to being medical director of no more than 3 sleep centers/labs: http://www.aasmnet.org/Resources/PDF/Dec2008CenterStandards.pdf


This requirement is being phased in and appears to take effect July 1,2009.

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update (2/14/09) It has been clarified by the AASM on their discussion forum that this requirement takes effect July 1, 2009. A physician is limited to 3 medical directorships and/or board-certified sleep specialist positions (the combination can not exceed 3). A PhD. sleep specialist is limited to 3 board-certified sleep specialist positions.

1 comment:

Joel said...

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