What you will learn:

Up to 35% of adults in the US struggle with sleep, and over 10% have chronic insomnia.

One of the common causes of insomnia is stress and anxiety.

Often as busy professionals, we go through our day fulfilling obligations, leading teams, answering emails, and resolving conflicts. We get home and support our families the best way we can. This leaves us exhausted mentally, physically, and emotionally. What happens when you get into bed and the switch turns on? The racing mind starts, and you cannot fall asleep despite needing it so badly.

In this Elective, we discuss what insomnia is (and what it is not) as well as how to address this troubling and consequential condition.

About the instructor:

Funke Afolabi-Brown, MD, is a triple board-certified pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine physician. She is passionate about helping people discover sleep as their superpower.

Dr. Brown is a speaker, coach, educator, writer, and the founder of RestfulSleepMD, where she helps busy professional women and their children prioritize sleep to achieve their optimal health and thrive and live to their fullest potential.

As a physician in practice for over a decade, and a mom of two who struggled with sleep issues, she fully understands the impact of sleep deprivation on our mental, physical and emotional health. As a result, she has dedicated her career to helping professional women be their best selves. She does this through speaking, coaching, courses, and programs focused on educating and empowering busy professional women to make sleep a priority as a critical pillar of their health.

She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The American Thoracic Society. She is also on the medical advisory board of Baby Center and the expert advisory board of Project Sleep. Dr Brown obtained her sleep medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Suggested Length:60 min(Flexible)
# of Employees: Flexible
Delivery: Live via Zoom
Available Formats:
  • Keynote Followed by Q&A
  • Lecture with Discussion
  • Interactive Workshop

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