Sleep Medicine Section


Register your interest for the upcoming May meeting, Sleep and technology - innovating for the future taking place on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

About this section


To promote the understanding of sleep and its disorders thus promoting good health and best practice. The section through its meetings provides up to date information on sleep and sleep medicine to anyone who requires it.

Section members:

As sleep medicine is a multidisciplinary, cross-speciality area, its membership is broad and includes respiratory physicians, psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, physiologists, anaesthetists, GPs, etc. In fact, any academic or professional who has an interest in sleep.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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A social history of sleep – looking back to what was ‘normal sleep’

Free for RSM members/ £6 non-members

Professor Roger Ekirch looks back through our history to examine the evolving nature of sleep.

56 minutes | Organised by: Sleep Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Short sleep, mortality and morbidity – epidemiological findings

Free for RSM members/ £6 non-members

Professor Franco Cappuccio shares his epidemiological findings on the effect of short sleep.

43 minutes | Organised by: Sleep Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Access over 5,000 full-text e-journals as an RSM member including:

  • Journal of Sleep Research
  • Sleep Medicine Clinics


Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.