Job Openings - Epidemiologist

The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety will be opening for about a year at the end of the current government shutdown.  The Commission needs three published epidemiologists, preferably with aviation experience. 

Successful applicants will possess a Masters degree in public health or mathematics.  Positions are paid government employees for the term of the Commission at the GS-11 to 13 level.

Interested people should contact Dr. Pete Mapes at or Major General Greg Feest at

CME & MOC Included in Meeting Registration

The cost of CME and MOC credits are now included in the registration cost for the annual meeting. Attendees will receive a survey after the meeting which will ask if they wish to claim CME or MOC credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPM Offers Electronic MoC Exams

Diplomates: the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) will be offering their Maintenance of Certification exams electronically. This is for all Diplomates certified in any of the ABPM’s Specialties of Aerospace Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine (collectively as “Specialties”) or its Subspecialties of Addiction Medicine, Clinical Informatics, and Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine (collectively as “Subspecialties”) and who are eligible to take a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination. The electronic administration of the MOC examination will allow the Diplomate to use his or her own computer that will provide the Diplomate with remote access to an electronic version of the MOC examination for the Specialty or Subspecialty for which the Diplomate is seeking recertification. For more on the electronic exams, please see the press release at

Bright Future for Application of Aerospace Human Factors to Space Missions

The Aerospace Human Factors Association (AsHFA) President, Dr. Annette Sobel, has published a visioning statement related to the application of Aerospace Human Factors to Space Missions. Go here to read the visioning statement.