Open to view the 2017 Award Winners

Each year the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) recognizes individual members for their professional excellence, service and commitment to the Association and to the sleep technology profession.  

AAST Leadership Award

This award honors and recognizes an AAST member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities through commitment to the growth and development of the AAST. 

AAST Service Award

This award honors and recognizes an AAST member who has made significant contributions to the growth and development of the sleep technology profession.

AAST Professional Development Service Award

This award honors and recognizes an AAST member who demonstrates exceptional commitment to advancing education in sleep technology.

AAST Literary Award

This award honors and recognizes an AAST member for an original published article, paper or textbook chapter that represent excellence in technical literary writing by a sleep technologist.      

AAST New Technologist Award

This award honors and recognizes an accredited sleep technology education program graduate who has passed the American Board of Sleep Medicine or Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists credentialing examination and attained the RST orRPSGT credential within the past one year.  The nominee must submit an essay, at a minimum of 500-words, describing how achieving their credential has affected their career aspirations and outlook on life, and how they foresee giving back to the professional community/sleep industry.  Persons nominating must inform the nominee of the essay requirement.