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For Professionals

Resources for Professionals

Continuing Medical Education

The National Sleep Foundation offers a number of education opportunities for primary care physicians, researchers and clinicians focused on sleep health, sleep medicine, and communities.

Drowsy Driving

Sleepiness can impair driving performance as much or more so than alcohol, studies show.

Sleep Disorders eBook

A publication of the National Sleep Foundation.

Sleep Health Index®

The Sleep Health Index is a proprietary tool of the National Sleep Foundation that measures the nation’s sleep health.  The Sleep Health Index assesses sleep health on three criteria: sleep duration, sleep quality, and disordered sleep.

Sleep Health Journal

Sleep Health is a peer-reviewed journal related to sleep in population health from the social science perspective.

Sleep in America® Polls

Since 1991, the National Sleep Foundation has conducted a national poll cataloging the state of sleep in America. 

Sleep Satisfaction Study

In continuation of its efforts to define sleep health, the National Sleep Foundation convened a panel of experts to vote on key indicators of sleep satisfaction, which were extracted from a systematic literature review.


Technology plays an important role in sleep health. The National Sleep Foundation® launched the SleepTech program to advance innovations in sleep technology.

Whitepapers and Position Statements

Read NSF’s official whitepapers and position statements.