Position statement: Pediatric Sleep

On May 4th 2012, a CIHR-funded workshop entitled “Stop Dreaming! Integrating Pediatric Sleep into the Health and the Education Systems – Reasons, Barriers, and Facilitators” was held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Subsequent to the workshop, the position statement was developed though the integration of input from workshop speakers and attendees. This Position Statement…

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…

Results of the 1st Certification in Clinical Sleep Health examination are in!

Congratulations!   100% pass rate for the six Canadian candidates who took the first Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) examination in 2014. This new certification was initiated by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).   Chia Yin Joy Fang, Woodbine Steeles Sleep Clinic, Markham, ON  Roberta F. Kreiser, Sleep Tech, Surrey and Abbotsford office, BC…

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…

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Morin

Canadian researcher Charles Morin receives the SRS Distinguished scientist award / Le prix honorable de Chercheur scientifique émérite de la SRS est décerné à un canadien, Charles Morin Dr. Charles Morin of Université Laval has received the 2016 Sleep Research Society (SRS) Distinguished Scientist Award. The CSS was pleased to nominate Dr. Morin for this…

SLEEP 2015 Meeting

The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, December 15, 2014. Researchers and young investigators are invited to submit their latest findings for SLEEP 2015, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. More than a thousand scientific abstracts showcase new findings that contribute to the understanding of sleep and the effective diagnosis and…