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The Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at UAB is a one-year fellowship that offers well-balanced education for trainees. Clinical teaching and formal didactics is provided by faculty with diverse backgrounds and expertise, evenly spanning faculty with primary training in adult/pediatric pulmonary medicine, and adult/pediatric neurology. The sleep disorder centers of UAB, as part of the preeminent academic medical center in Alabama, attract patients with a broad spectrum of sleep disorders, from the state and beyond, offering trainees the opportunity of first-hand experience with common and rare disorders. 

 

  • Sleep Medicine Core Fellow Conference 

    Topics

    Introduction to Sleep Medicine/Overview of Sleep

    NPSG & Sleep Staging

    Sleep Deprivation

    Neurological Sleep Mechanisms I & II

    MSLT and MWT

    Breathing during Sleep; ventilation and upper airway

    CPAP and BiPAP in Adults

    Pediatric OSA and CPAP

    ENT Surgical Options for Treatment of OSA

    Effects of General Medications and Substances on Sleep

    OSA in Adults

    Psychiatry, Insomnia and Sleep

    Practice Parameters for Sleep Related Breathing Disorders I and II

    Psychophysiological Insomnia/CBT of Insomnia

    Behavioral Insomnia of Childhood

    Circadian Rhythm Research and Methods

    Parasomnias in Adults and in Children

    Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy

    Jet Lag, Shift Work, Adult Circadian Rhythm Disorders

    Sleep Related Movement Disorders I and II

    Endocrine Physiology During Sleep

    Gastrointestinal Physiology and Sleep

    Sleep and Seizures

    Sleep and Medical Disorders in Adults and the Elderly

    Sleep and Medical Disorders in Children

    Sleep in Women

    Sleep and Developmental Disorders

    When

    1st, 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.


    ATS Sleep Medicine Case Conference

    Topics

    Topics Vary. https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/peds/ped-case-conference-series/

    When

    3rd Wednesday of each month.


    Sleep Medicine Journal Club

    Topics

    Articles are selected by faculty and fellow presenters. This educational activity has been approved for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    When

    3rd Friday of each month.

  • Pediatric Rotation Month

    Monday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Pediatric Sleep Clinic


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Tuesday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Pediatric Sleep Clinic and/or
    Board Review


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Wednesday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Thursday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Case Review


    P.M.

    Grand Rounds/
    EEG Review

    Friday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Pediatric Sleep Clinic and/or
    Board Review


    P.M.

    Didactics

    Adult Rotation Month

    Monday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Tuesday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Pediatric Sleep Clinic and/or
    Board Review


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Wednesday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic


    P.M.

    Adult Sleep Clinic

    Thursday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    Case Review


    P.M.

    Grand Rounds/
    BSM Clinic and/or
    EEG Review

    Friday

    A.M.

    PSG Reading


    A.M.

    VA Sleep Clinic


    P.M.

    Didactics

    EEG Review

    1st, 2nd, 5th Thursday
    Adult LTM Faculty

    3rd Thursday of the month
    Pediatric Neurology

    4th Thursday of the month
    VA Faculty

    BSM Clinic

    Fellow(s) will rotate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic for 6 weeks while on Adult rotation month

    Elective Month

    Fellow(s) will have an assigned elective rotation month during the second half of the academic year.

Our Team 

Program Director
Krisztina Harsanyi-Jilling, M.D.

Krisztina Harsanyi-Jilling, M.D.

Program Coordinator
Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones

ljones@peds.uab.edu