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Welcome to the Division of Sleep Medicine and the Penn Sleep Centers!
Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), the Penn Sleep Centers deliver technologically innovative and patient-centered care to patients using a team approach.
Sleep Medicine at Penn is a multidisciplinary specialty that is comprised of clinicians, educators, researchers, faculty, and support staff from the Penn Sleep Centers within the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) and from the Chronobiology and Sleep Institute (CSI) at the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM). Sleep Medicine at Penn has additional affiliations with the Children’s’ Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, other UPHS and PSOM entities, and the many renowned schools of the University of Pennsylvania.
The contributions of these talented and diverse team members are recognized internationally as leading patient-centered care and the science of Sleep Medicine forward. To learn more about the rich history of Sleep Medicine at Penn, please visit “About Us."
Welcome From Dr. Richard Schwab, MD - Chief
Welcome to the Division of Sleep Medicine and the Penn Sleep Centers. Penn Sleep Medicine has a long and rich history that encompasses innovative and evidence-based clinical medicine, research, education, and collaboration with many other neuroscience disciplines and medical specialties. Our missions are to provide innovative and patient-centered clinical care; patient education; to advance sleep research and novel applications; and to train sleep specialists of the future.
Richard Schwab, MD
Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine
The Division of Sleep Medicine and the Penn Sleep Centers form the clinical arm of Penn Sleep Medicine within the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems (UPHS) and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM). Sleep Division PSOM faculty participate in clinical care, educating PSOM trainees, and/or clinical and neuroscience research.
Clinical care is patient-centered, multidisciplinary, and practiced using a Sleep Team approach for patients.
Clinical care additionally includes advanced Special Sleep Programs such as the CPAP Program and Clinics, the CPAP Alternative Clinic, the Sleep Ventilation Program, the HUP Inpatient Sleep Program, the Insomnia Treatment Program, the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program, the Sleep Mental Health Clinic and Treatment Research Program, CHOP Transitioning, and other collaborations such as with Penn Dental Medicine Orthodontics for apnea oral appliances.
The richness and depth of Penn Sleep Medicine clinical care is further enhanced by the strength of faculty and provider academic endeavors, patient and team education, leading and incorporating sleep technologies into clinical care, patient opportunities for clinical research, and involvement of the faculty and team as leaders in the international sleep community. The Penn Sleep Medicine Team is led by Dr. Richard Schwab, the Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine and the Penn Sleep Centers.
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