• Recorded Proceedings Now Available for Purchase

    The AsMA/UHMS Joint Annual Scientific Meeting Scientific Sessions were recorded and are now on sale for those who could not attend.

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  • ESAM Academy Advance Aeromedical Examiners Course

    The European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM) Academy is proud to announce their first Advance Aeromedical Examiners (AME) Course. 

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  • Aviation-Related COVID-19 Information

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) forms Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public Health Events in Civil Avaition (CAPSCA) to coordinate aviation-related response to COVID-19.

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  • 1st International Conference in Aerospace Medicine 2022

    1st International Conference in Aerospace Medicine, Paris, France, 22-24 September 2022 - REGISTER NOW!

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  • This is Aerospace Medicine!

    Learn about the history and mission of Aerospace Medicine by watching the professionals making it happen!

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  • Aerospace Medicine in General Aviation

    General aviation aircraft present unique Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance problems.  Human Performance factors continue to be leading causes of General Aviation mishaps.

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  • Aerospace Medicine in Commercial Aviation

    Commercial aviation presents Aerospace Medicine problems for the aircrew, ground support crews, and the passengers they serve.

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  • Aerospace Medicine in Military Aviation

    Military aviation operations present numerous unique Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance issues.  Sustained acceleration, fatigue, orientation problems, and attention management issues are just a few.

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  • Space Medicine

    Human participation in space operations presents some of the most interesting and challenging Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance problems.  Microgravity, bone density and muscle atrophy issues, radiation exposure, and thermal stressors are just some of the space medicine problems.

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  • Human Performance

    The ability for humans to perform under extreme environmental conditions poses challenging problems for Aerospace Medicine professionals.  Altitude, thermal issues, fatigue, acceleration, and numerous other environmental stressors must be appropriately managed to ensure optimized human performance.  Managing the mission environment through technology requires a process of human-centered design and acquisition known as Human Systems Integration.

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The Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. It is the largest, most-representative professional membership organization in the fields of aerospace medicine and human performance.

AsMA is a scientific forum providing a setting for many different disciplines to come together and share their expertise for the benefit of all persons involved in air and space travel. The Association has provided its expertise to a multitude of Federal and international agencies on a broad range of issues, including aviation and space medical standards, the aging pilot, and physiological stresses of flight. AsMA's membership includes aerospace medicine specialists, flight nurses, physiologists, psychologists, human factors specialists, physician assistants, and researchers in this field. Most are with industry, civil aviation regulatory agencies, departments of defense and military services, the airlines, space programs, and universities.

Approximately 30% of the membership originate from outside the United States.

Through the efforts of the AsMA members, safety in flight and man's overall adaptation to adverse environments have been more nearly achieved.

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1st International Conference in Aerospace Medicine

ICAM 2022 will be the first International forum to bring together civilian and military specialists involved in Aerospace Medicine, airline medical operations, repatriation, and Occupational Health... Read More

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The Official Journal of the Aerospace Medical Association

The peer-reviewed monthly journal provides contact with physicians, life scientists, bioengineers, and medical specialists working in both basic medical research and in its clinical applications...

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June 01, 2022

MedLine Partners with Baptist Health

Medline announced a multi-year prime vendor partnership with Florida-based Baptist Health South Florida.

June 01, 2022

Mayo Clinic Fellow Inspired by Mentor

As a medical student in Mexico, Paola Suarez-Meade, M.D., wanted a career that included research and clinical work.

June 01, 2022

UTMB Opens Zen Rooms to Alleviate Stress

UTMB’s League City and Galveston campuses unveiled two new Zen Rooms, which are quiet spaces that promote mindfulness and invite health care workers to de-stress.

June 01, 2022

AOPA Promotes Training App

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is promoting their Flight Training Advantage (AFTA) app, which is a web portal- and iPad-based training application intended to help make the proce...

June 01, 2022

ALPA Outlines Measures for a Diverse Pilot Workforce

Testifying before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Aviation Safety Subcommittee, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), outlined a plan to reduce the costs of ...

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Reno Meeting Recorded Proceedings Now On Sale!

The recorded proceedings for the AsMA/UHMS Joint Annual Scientific Meeting conducted on May 23-26, 2022 at the Peppermill Resort Hotel in Reno, Nevada are now on sale....
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Journal to Change to Electronic Only

Reminder to Members: Beginning with the July 2022 issue, the online journal will become the default member benefit and members will be asked to opt in and pay to receive a paper copy. This is drive...
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Passenger Travel Info

The Aerospace Medical Association offers free information publications for passengers preparing for commercial airline travel.  We also offer more detailed medical guidelines for physicians that can be used to advise patients with preexisting illness planning to travel by air.

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Question of the Day

Which of the following data is LEAST associated with suicidal potential?

a. The patient is white.
b. The patient is married.
c. The patient is 54.
d. The patient is alcoholic.

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