What you will learn:

We live in a sleep-deprived generation and lack of sleep negatively affects our mental, physical and emotional health. While a lot of focus is on getting 7-9 hours of sleep for adults, making sure you have high-quality and restorative sleep also matters deeply for our overall health, productivity and well being.

In this Elective, Dr. Brown will explain why sleep matters and how to make the most of it. She discusses the benefits of sleep as our superpower and what happens when we don't get enough. She also provides evidence-based strategies to prioritize sleep despite our hectic schedules.

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
Format: Live via Zoom
Available Formats:
  • Keynote Followed by Q&A
  • Lecture with Discussion
  • Interactive Workshop

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