President’s Message

Sleep Disorder Society Malaysia

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Sleep Disorder Society Malaysia – a non-profit NGO established with a vision, mission and values to promote all aspects of sleep medicine and sleep research focusing on sleep disorders while committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do.

While we take into account the growing demand of sleep-care resources, we’re committed to provide high-quality training and education as well as the dissemination of information to our society includes advocating for healthcare policy that increases access and affordability. Our executive committee includes skilled and experienced physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties with a common interest in sleep area who are dedicated and committed to help providing  all members the best continuous education you need.

The SDSM is already a key player for sleep disorders awareness through our annual SLEEP conference and regional roadshow namely “Introduction to Sleep Medicine” (ISM). We have successfully brought sleep screening and services to many in the community who would not otherwise have such awareness.

As the current elect President for 2019/2021 Office bearer, I am looking forward to seeing you as a member of this Society grow and develop into outstanding person that exhibits a high level of care, concern and compassion for others. I am incredibly excited about our journey and truly believe the best of healthcare are yet to come.

I hope that you will find this website informative and helpful in your searches for answer to your sleep health and if you are to become our members fret not that it will be more rewarding, challenging and meaningful!

Assoc. Prof. Dr Rusdi Abdul Rashid, MPsycMed., MBBS
Consultant Psychiatrist
University of Malaya Centre for Addiction Study (UMCAS)