About this section

The Sleep Medicine Section’s purpose is 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.

The publication 'Expert consensus on minimum standards of practice in the use of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) 2019' is now available to RSM members. Download report here.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

Apply here

Dr Jane A Hicks
Dr Sriram Iyer
President Elect
Dr Lucinda Richards
Honorary Secretary
Dr Dipesh Mistry
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming sleep medicine events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Sleep Medicine Section.

SLS03 Promo

On demand: Sleep and ADHD across the lifespan

Watch the pre-recorded webinar of this course covering the assessment and diagnosis of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It will cover the assessment of the most common sleep disorders ...

Student prizes & awards

Trainee prizes & awards

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The Sleep Medicine Section 2023-2024 Annual Sponsor

The Sleep Medicine Section would like to thank their Annual Sponsor Idorsia for their valued support of the 2023 to 2024 Academic Programme.

Please note that the agenda, content and organisation of the scientific meetings has not been influenced in any way by our sponsor.