International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine
Académie Internationale de Médecine Aéronautique et Spatiale

Background

The Academy was founded in 1955, its object being the promotion and search for new knowledge in aerospace medicine, and the contribution to international co-operation among those devoted to education and research in this particular field.

Membership is limited to 275, but such number has never yet been reached. Members-to-be undergo a selection process and are elected solely on merit, regardless of their nationality, race, creed, ideology or political belief. Candidates must be graduates from an accredited Medical School who have made an outstanding contribution to aerospace medicine and/or hold an eminent position in the subject and/or in the allied sciences. 

The Academy's Strategic Plan is below:

 

 

International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine

 

Strategic Plan

 

VISION

To be the pre-eminent international, multi-disciplinary organization in aviation and space medicine, through the leadership, knowledge and collaboration of our members

 

MISSION

To provide international leadership and mentorship and to advance the knowledge and understanding of aviation and space medicine, through worldwide initiatives in education, training, research and practice

 

CORE VALUES

LEADERSHIP is our greatest strength

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION is at the heart of what we do

FELLOWSHIP is our expression of unity and diversity

MENTORSHIP is our investment in the future

INTEGRITY is the foundation for all our actions

 

STRATEGIC ORGANIZATIONAL CONSTRUCTS

International Focus:   Research and Education:   Marketing and Membership: Governance and Finance   

 

GOALS: Annual Performance Targets

  • Support the development and application of scientific knowledge, and to promote and enhance health, safety and performance of those involved in aviation and space activities
  • Provide continuing education and scholarship opportunities to facilitate career development, operational effectiveness and the sustained implementation of the IAASM mission
  • Deliver a professional research and education based scientific program, that addresses pertinent issues, in a unique international Congress, on an annual basis.
  • Cultivate and expand relationships to improve global outreach and advocacy of the IAASM
  • Strengthen individual and corporate membership, with increasing cultural diversity of new members and retention of existing members
  • Manage finances through effective governance and leadership, to ensure fiscal accountability and economic stability                                                                       

 

Countries

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Definition

Aviation and Space Medicine are those fields of medicine concerned with the maintenance of health, safety, and performance of those involved in aviation or space activity (flight).

 

News Updates

2018 ICASM

2018 ICASM

The 2018 International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine (ICASM) was held in Bangkok Thailand, 11-15 November 2018

Meeting Content and CME from ICASM 2018:

Oral Presentation Abstracts, Poster Presentation Abstracts, CME

2017 ICASM

The 2017 International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine (ICASM) was held in Rome, Italy

Meeting Content from ICASM 2017:

Oral Presentation Abstracts, Poster Presentation Abstracts,
Individual Abstracts and PowerPoint PDFs

 

View the abstracts from ICASM 2015 (Oxford, UK):
Oral Presentations
Poster Presentations