Aerospace Medicine Student & Resident Organization (AMSRO)

Welcome to the Aerospace Medicine Student & Resident Organization (AMSRO)!


A. Vision: The international advocate for aviation, space, and environmental medicine among students and residents.

B. Mission: To advance the science and art of aerospace and diving medicine among undergraduate, graduate, medical, allied medical, and nursing students, as well as among medical residents, throughout the world.

C. Definition: As used in this document, “aerospace medicine” is the multi-disciplinary application of professional and scientific knowledge, training, and research to promote and maintain the health, well-being, safety, and performance of those involved in aerospace activities.

D. Objectives:
  1. Educate undergraduate, graduate, medical, allied medical, and nursing students, as well as medical residents, about career opportunities in aerospace medicine-related specialty fields
    • by disseminating knowledge regarding practical experiences and career opportunities in these areas. This includes, but is not limited to, research and clinical opportunities in aerospace medicine, physiology, nursing, engineering human factors and hyperbarics; and
    • by establishing formal mentor-protégé relationships for Organization members with recognized leaders in these specialty fields.
  2. Represent the unique interests and concerns of students and residents as an active voice and participant in the functioning of the Aerospace Medical Association.
  3. Foster cooperative interaction with other medical and scientific communities concerned with developments and progress in the science of aerospace medicine and its allied specialties.
  4. Continuously increase membership, accessibility and participation internationally by
    • active recruiting of potential members; and
    • creating and maintaining affordable options for student and resident involvement.

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President: Ben Johnson