October 2019 Newsletter

Thrive with California Sleep Society membership collaboration or simply Survive



We are just days away from the 2019 Symposium.  We hope to see you in Burlingame.

Product Presentation

Harmony Biosciences will provide an overview of WAKIX® (pitolisant) – A New FDA Approved Medication.  Speaker: Haramandeep Singh, MD, D.ABPN, Tri Valley Sleep Center, San Ramon, CA.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

A special thank-you to exhibitors and sponsors who have registered – Adaptive Sound Technologies, Advanced Sleep Medicine Services, AirAvant Medical, Avadel Pharmaceuticals, Cadwell Industries, CleveMed, EnsoData, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, General Sleep Corporation, Harmony Biosciences, Inspire Medical Systems, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, MVAP Medical Supplies, Nihon Kohden America, Philips Respironics, REMfresh by Physician’s Seal, ResMed, Rhythmlink, SleepConnect, SleepQuest, SleepSense,  Somnoware Healthcare Systems, UCLA Health Sciences and Xlear, Inc.

Event App/Platform

If you haven’t already, please download the app and check out Dryfta!  If you have registered for the Symposium, you have received login credentials from Dryfta.  Dryfta allows attendees to personalize their profile and connect with co-registrants.  It also allows attendees to view speaker information, sponsor information, participate in surveys, receive Certificates of Attendance and much more!

New this Year – “e-certificates”

This year, Certificates of Attendance will be generated directly within the Dryfta platform.  Symposium attendees will receive an email from the platform containing the Certificate (via .pdf format).

California is First State in the Country to Push Back School Start Times

Today, October 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signs legislation to mandate later start times at most public schools, which is designed to improve educational outcomes by giving students more sleep.  Thank you to all members who supported this Bill along the way.



Membership Benefits Include:

1. Education events in sleep medicine
2. Contact listings with other sleep professionals
3. Local networking opportunities
4. Shared insights into sleep legislation and legislative advocacy
5. CSS Newsletter and opinion pieces
6. Discount on CSS annual meeting
7. Ability to place ads or publish articles in Newsletter
8. Listing in California membership directory

CSS Job Board

Have an opening and looking for qualified candidates? Seeking a position with a reputable company in the sleep industry? Make the California Sleep Society Job Board your first stop! View open positions or contact us to post your listing!