AsMA News

On this page, you can find news about AsMA, its Members, the Annual Meeting, and AsMA's Constituent and Affiliate Groups.

February 25, 2015

March Presidents Page

Philip J. Scarpa , Jr ., M.D., M.S.

February 13, 2015

Vermeiren Attends European CMO Meeting

One of AsMA's Vice Presidents recently attended a meeting in Italy for European Chief Medical Officers.

February 09, 2015

Associate Fellows Elected

The following members of AsMA have achieved Associate Fellowship status and were approved by the Executive Committee:

February 09, 2015

FSF Call for Nominations

FSF Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award (BAMA)

February 09, 2015

AsPS Smith Ames Lecture

The Aerospace Physiology Society is proud to announce our Smith W. Ames Lecture guest speaker for our 50th anniversary meeting: Dr. William Albery, Ph.D. Bill will provide a talk on the career of our annual luncheon speaker’s namesake, Smith W. Ames.

February 09, 2015

In Memoriam - William Augerson

AsMA recently learned that William S. Augerson, M.D., an Emeritus Member and Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, died in early January.

February 09, 2015

George Schafer Has Died

AsMA was saddened to learn of the death of Lt. Gen. (Dr.) George E. Schafer, USAF (Ret.), in January. Schafer was a Past President of AsMA, serving from 1974–1975. The Society of U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeons named their lifetime achievement award for career contributions to aerospace medicine in his honor.

January 27, 2015

February 2015 Presidents Page

Why Aerospace Medicine is Important
Philip J. Scarpa, Jr., M.D., M.S.

January 27, 2015

Proposed Changes to the AsMA Bylaws

In accordance with Article XII of the Bylaws of the Aerospace Medical Association, the following proposed changes to the bylaws are printed herein.

January 05, 2015

Aerospace Medicine Accepted in Canada

On 9 October 2014 the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada formally announced the acceptance of Aerospace Medicine as an area of focused competence (AFC) eligible for recognition with a Diploma from the Royal College.

July 24, 2014

Abridged Minutes of the AsMA Business Meeting

Abridged Minutes of the Aerospace Medical Association 85th Business Meeting.  (Complete Minutes are available on the AsMA website in the Members Only section.)  Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA.  For photos from the meeting and around San Diego, please visit the Photo Gallery.