Division of Sleep Medicine @ Harvard Medical School

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January 28, 2019 Announcement
APPLICATION DEADLINE 3/1/2019: International Sleep Research Training Program

World Sleep Society has developed—and is now seeking trainee applications for—the International Sleep Research Training Program (ISRTP). The overarching goal of the program is to prepare sleep trainees from various countries throughout the world for future leadership in basic and/or clinical sleep research. 

January 10, 2019 In the News
2019 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

Drs. Frank A. J. L. Scheer, and Steven A. Shea have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award by the Sleep Research Society.

December 20, 2018 In the News
Emery N. Brown Wins 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

Carnegie Mellon University recently announced that Division of Sleep Medicine affiliate, Emery N. Brown, the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital the Associate Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience at MIT, has won the 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

December 7, 2018 Announcement
Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, named chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital

HMS DSM faculty member Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, has been selected to be Boston Children's Hospital's  next chief of the Division of General Pediatrics

December 7, 2018 Press Release
Study Finds Harmful Medical Errors Fell 38% Following Implementation of a Multicenter Program to Improve Doctors’ and Nurses’ Communication with Families

Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, senior author on publication that documents change in medical errors following implementation of an intervention to improve communication between healthcare providers and patients and families

October 4, 2018 In the News
Dose-Dependent Associations Between Sleep Duration and Unsafe Behaviors Among US High School Students

Research conducted by DSM faculty shows that sleep-deprived adolescents are more prone to risky behaviors, adding important findings to the existing literature
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