|American Academy of Sleep Medicine|
|Motto||Setting Standards & Promoting Excellence in Sleep Medicine|
|President||Mary Susan Esther, MD|
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a United States professional society for the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine. It was established in 1975. The (AASM) is the only professional society that is dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine. As the leading voice in the field of sleep medicine, the AASM sets standards and promotes excellence in health care, education and research.
The organization's functions include the accreditation of sleep medicine services in the USA. According to the AASM, the organization issued its first accreditation to a sleep disorders center in 1977, and by 2007 had accredited more than 1,000 centers and laboratories for sleep-related breathing disorders.
The organization's vision statement calls for it to be the leader in setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine health care, education and research.  Its stated mission is to serve its members and advance the field of sleep health care by: