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WSS Announcement

World Sleep Federation (WSF) and World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) have collaborated to found the World Sleep Society representing both individual sleep professionals and sleep societies.  WSF and WASM will merge into one organization serving individual and society members.   Mission Statement:  The goal and purpose of the World Sleep Society is to advance knowledge about…

WSS access to Sleep Medicine journal

The Canadian Sleep Society is an associate society member of the World Sleep Society.  Due to this partnership CSS members receive free online and app access to Elsevier’s Sleep Medicine journal.  To claim your access please email granum@worldsleepsociety.org your full name and email.  You will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to claim your access…

Why we and other living things sleep

“Thought Exchange” lecture series Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 120 mins  Toronto Reference Library Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep…

WASM Ad 2014

WASM announcement

  September, 4th 2014 Dear Colleagues, We have been developing a technologist program to be presented at the upcoming WASM 6th World Congress on Sleep Medicine. We are inviting you to participate in the development and/or presentations. The congress will be from March 21 to 25, 2015 at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea. The…

Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Course

Don’t miss out! Early bird registration ending soon. The Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine has scheduled it’s Fall Course for the weekend of October 17-18, 2015.  The course titled Developing & Expanding your BSM Practice:  A Case Based Approach examines state-of-the-art case-based assessment and treatment strategies in behavioral sleep medicine. The program is meant to…

Sleepwell NS

The CSS would like to share with you the launch of a new website: Sleepwell Nova Scotia The Sleepwell Nova Scotia website was released on November 20, 2014 to the public. The goal is to make it easy for people to not only learn about cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTI) as a treatment option…