Our Mission

Mission Statement

The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of those affected by sleep apnea and leads the search for the elimination of this syndrome in future generations.

Vision Statement

We envision a world in which no one suffers from sleep apnea. This syndrome is highly preventable and can be reversed if not eliminated through pediatric recognition and dynamic, multi-disciplinary interventions. To help those living with sleep apnea, we work relentlessly to promote affordable, convenient and highly effective diagnoses and treatments.

Guiding Principles

We are an organization of, by, and for patients. The needs and well-being of patients are always our first priority.We strive to meet the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and transparency in all our actions.We are committed to providing accurate, scientific, evidence-based information.
We practice good stewardship of and accountability for the resources entrusted to us.We welcome everyone affected by sleep apnea, regardless of color, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We commit to providing a safe space for people of all backgrounds to participate fully in all our activities.