Sleep Medicine

Gain exposure to a variety of sleep disorders, focusing on how other medical conditions and medications can cause them, and their effects on overall health.

You will learn to take a sleep history, perform a sleep physical and classify the major problems encountered in sleep medicine, such as narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea.

You will also gain an understanding of the basics of insomnia, circadian rhythms and how to treat patients with sleep-altering medications.

Conditions Seen

  • sleep apnea
  • parasomnias
  • circadian rhythm disorder
  • insomnia
  • narcolepsy

Years Taken

  • PGY-2, PGY-3 or PGY-4

Length of Rotation

4 weeks

Clinical Site

  • more than 30 beds
  • latest technology in patient data acquisition
  • community-based clinic

Patient Population

  • 16-years-old and over