International Sleep Research Training Program

Advance Your Career in Sleep Research

The International Sleep Research Training Program (ISRTP) is a one-year mentorship program that pairs young and early- to mid-career sleep researchers with accomplished leaders in the field. The comprehensive training program develops the mentee’s strengths in research design, communication, and career development. In addition, ISRTP fosters connections among academic institutions and individuals, creating a productive research community that advances sleep health worldwide.

Applications Due March 31, 2024

The next class of ISRTP mentees is scheduled to begin July 1, 2024. Applications for this class will be open accepted now through March 31, 2024. Learn more about the application process and requirements to participate in ISRTP.

Match with a Leader in Sleep Research

ISRTP mentors dedicate their time, energy, and resources to help train our mentees. Our mentors work at some of the world’s most prestigious and productive research institutions in sleep:

Note yet pictured: Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD of Stanford University and Ravi Gupta, MD, PhD of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh. Thank you to our newest mentors!

Find more information about each mentor site on our mentor overview page. If your institution is interested in participating in ISRTP, please contact World Sleep Society for more information.

ISRTP is made possible in part by support from the following companies. Thank you!

News from Our ISRTP Mentees

World Sleep Day 2022 – March 18, 2022

Several ISRTP mentees organized and participated in World Sleep Day 2022.

2021 World Sleep Virtual Meeting 

During a session of the June 24, 2021 World Sleep Virtual Meeting, iSRTP trainees from Iran, South Korea, China, and Russia shared presentations about the opportunities and challenges of sleep medicine in their home countries. The video of this special session is available below or on YouTube.