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Pediatric Sleep Track at World Sleep 2023 in Rio

IPSA and World Sleep Society are collaborating to bring a two-day track of pediatric sleep courses to World Sleep 2023 in Rio de Janeiro. Additional pediatric sleep content will follow during the World Sleep 2023 scientific program over October 23 – 25, 2023. 

Join us for this exciting in-person opportunity to discuss and advance pediatric sleep medicine!

Register for the courses and scientific program through the World Sleep 2023 registration platform.


Saturday, October 21, 2023

8:00am – 12:15pm

Making the transition from pediatric to adult sleep clinics in children with chronic sleep disorders | See program

Chair: Narong Simakajornboon (United States)

1:00pm – 6:00pm

Establishing a pediatric sleep lab | See program

Chairs: Saadoun Bin-Hasan (Kuwait); Magda Lahorgue Nunes (Brazil)

Sunday, October 22, 2023

8:00am – 5:00pm

Best practices in pediatric sleep medicine| See program

Chairs: Judith Owens (United States); Jodi Mindell (United States)

Monday, October 23 – Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Pediatric sleep symposia and abstracts

Tuesday 8:00am keynote: Fan Jiang (China), "Early childhood development: Sleep and the developing brain" | See summary

Tuesday evening: IPSA dinner & social event

More program information will be added as it becomes available. View the full schedule for World Sleep 2023 in Rio.


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IPSA Mission

The International Pediatric Sleep Association is an organization devoted to the promotion of pediatric sleep medicine world-wide. As such, its mission is to serve as the primary vehicle for developing, supporting and promoting global excellence in research, clinical care, education and public policy related to sleep in infants, children and adolescents. Specific goals are envisaged to potentially include:

A. To support basic and applied research in all areas of sleep in infants, children and adolescents

B. To promote standards of reporting and classifying data in the field of pediatric sleep research

C. To improve the ability of sleep medicine physicians and other clinicians to provide effective sleep health care to pediatric patients and their families

D. To promote the establishment of clinical guidelines for the screening, evaluation and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders

E. To encourage the development of training programs specific to pediatric sleep across a variety of disciplines and among different member societies

F. To promote sleep education for the public, including knowledge of pediatric sleep problems and their consequences, basic principles of sleep health and advances in sleep research

G. To advocate for research, medical, and societal policies that improve the sleep health of infants, children, and adolescents

H. To organize a recurring scientific meeting pertaining to pediatric sleep medicine and promote the exchange of information pertaining to pediatric sleep research   

I.   To improve the ability of sleep medicine physicians and other clinicians to provide effective pediatric sleep advice 

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