Education, research and advocacy related to disorders of circadian rhythms and sleep.

Phyllis C. Zee, MD

Our center is focused on multidisciplinary, collaborative research in the fields of circadian and sleep medicine, the education of future physicians and scientists and the advancement of circadian- and sleep-based therapies for a broad spectrum of human disease.”

Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine
Chief of Sleep Medicine in the Department of Neurology

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What We Do


We support a number of opportunities for those seeking to further their education and careers within our field, including an ACGME Accredited sleep medicine fellowship and pre- and post-doctoral training opportunities.

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Our scientists are studying how sleep and circadian rhythms affect human health and the development of various diseases and disorders as well as developing sleep and circadian based interventions to improve health.

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Patient Care

Center Physicians provide patient care through Feinberg-affiliated hospitals, including the Northwestern Medicine Sleep Health Center.
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