Physicians who completed the required training and experience and successfully passed the certification examinations administered by the American Board of Sleep Medicine are referred to as Diplomates of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Commencing in 2007, several of the member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties began administration of a subspecialty certification examination for sleep medicine. View a list of Certified Sleep Medicine Diplomates.
Accreditation by the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM) is a voluntary program offered to Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) training programs that promote excellence in the preparation of pre-doctoral, doctoral, internship/residency, and postdoctoral trainees who enter the professional practice of behavioral sleep medicine. View a directory of all specialists who have earned certification in behavioral sleep medicine.
The role of sleep technologists is important to the diagnostic and therapeutic services provided to sleep disorders patients. As the practice of sleep medicine evolves with new technologies and policies, there is an increased need for trained sleep technologists who have demonstrated their knowledge of sleep technology and aptitude in a clinical setting through a registry examination that leads to a credential in sleep technology. View a directory of all professionals who have obtained the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) credential.
The American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) supports the growth of sleep medicine as a medical specialty internationally. Accordingly, when the ABSM administered a certification examination, it offered an examination for non-US or non-Canadian citizens. Candidates who successfully completed the examination were issued an ABSM certificate as a Certified International Sleep Specialist. View a directory of Certified International Sleep Specialists.