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NASA Workshop Registration Now Open!

Registration for the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) Investigator Workshop is now open. This conference is held annually in January at the Galveston Convention Center and includes recent results of HRP funded researchers from across the country.  HRP is seeking to expand their audience to encourage investigators from other communities to participate and apply for HRP grants.

The 2020 theme is Human Exploration Small Steps Lead to Giant Leaps: Translating Research into Space Exploration

You can learn more about the NASA Human Research Program Investigator Workshop by clicking on the link below.

2020 NASA Human Research Program Investigator Workshop


ABPM Announces Expanded Eligibility Requirements

American Board of Preventive Medicine and the American Osteopathic Association Announce Expanded Eligibility Requirements for Three Subspecialties

Expanded Eligibility Recognition Serves as Step Toward Single Accreditation System
 
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has announced the formal recognition of American Osteopathic Association (AOA) board certification as an acceptable primary certification required for eligibility for certification in three ABPM subspecialties. This time-limited change aligns with the establishment of a single accreditation system in graduate medical education. The change will allow AOA board certification to serve as the primary credential to obtain certification in select subspecialties.
 
Beginning with the ABPM 2020 Examination Cycle, AOA board certification will be recognized as an acceptable primary certificate for physicians seeking subspecialty certification in Addiction Medicine, Clinical Informatics and Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine from ABPM.

To read the rest of the announcement, please see ABPM's announcement.


Call for Contributions

The editors of the Journal of Advanced Transportation are calling for contributions to the special issue “Methodologies for the Analysis and Prevention of Aviation Safety Occurrences.” This particular issue offers a publication venue for researchers and industry practitioners working on developing, validating, and implementing analysis and prevention methodologies for aviation safety occurrences. The editors are interested in a broad range of topics, including safety/accident analysis methods and models, data analysis, and human factors. Please visit the Call for Papers for more information. The submission deadline is Friday, 22 November 2019; the publication date will be April 2020.