Strong Sleep Disorders Center The Strong Sleep Disorders Center (SSDC) was established in 2000 with a mission to excel in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. It is an academic, multidisciplinary center, and clinicians and healthcare professionals from a wide range of medical specialties staff the program. The SSDC is the largest single sleep disorders facility in Western New York. Each year, physicians and staff diagnose and treat thousands of patients with sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and other sleep-related conditions. In addition to its clinical mission, the Strong Sleep Disorders Center has active educational and research programs. The center hosts a robust sleep disorders fellowship, and trainees from all medical specialties learn from nationally recognized experts in sleep medicine. In addition, enrollment in clinical trials is ongoing.