About The American Sleep Apnea Association

Who We Are

The American Sleep Apnea Association, founded in 1990, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes awareness of sleep apnea, works for continuing improvements in treatments for this serious disorder, and advocates for the interests of sleep apnea patients.

Mission Statement

The mission of the American Sleep Apnea Association is to improve the lives of people affected by sleep apnea. We accomplish this mission through education, services, peer-support, research, and advocacy. Learn more about our vision, history, and guiding principles.


The ASAA is proud that the majority of our board members, staff, and contractors are sleep apnea patients or family members of sleep apnea patients. Meet our team, and see who’s working for you!


The ASAA conducts and participates in sleep apnea research projects to advance the understanding of sleep apnea and improve quality of life for patients. Learn more about our research projects.

Sponsors and Partners of ASAA

To conduct its programs and activities, the ASAA relies on grants, corporate gifts, and donations from a variety of organizations. The ASAA sincerely thanks these sponsors, whose generous support helps further our mission and programs. We are deeply grateful to all of you.

We are also grateful to the network of other patient advocacy groups that help the ASAA promote awareness of sleep apnea and its links to other common co-occurring disorders. These partners provide critical education and resources for our patients.

Please visit our Sponsors and Partners page for links to other organizations helping patients live healthier lives.


The ASAA highly values responsibility and transparency, especially when it comes to our finances. You may review our most recent audits, IRS Form 990’s, or Annual Reports here.


Find out the latest news from the ASAA! Whether it’s newly published research, amazing patient stories, treatment innovations, or upcoming events, we’ll let you know what’s happening in the world of sleep apnea!


There are many ways to get involved with the ASAA – see what interests you!


You can help someone living with sleep apnea! The ASAA relies on generous donations from supporters like you to offer programs, promote research, and educate patients about sleep apnea. Please give today, and help someone get the help they need!

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