Welcome from the President

Welcome from the President

Dear Academicians and Visitors,
For those not familiar with the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine, it is an international organization founded in 1955 that exists to promote the field of Aviation and Space Medicine and allied disciplines through international collaboration. Our members (Academicians) are a relatively small group, limited to 275 individuals, of the leaders and experts dedicated to Aerospace Medicine and allied disciplines around the world.

James M. Vanderploeg, MD, MPH, FAsMA

President

Strategic plan, background, vision and goals

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.

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International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine

The Academy sponsors an International Congress on an annual basis with the location rotating to various countries around the world. Individuals representing countries wishing to hold a Congress should contact the Secretary General for more information.

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Get involved in supporting the Academy activities

Donations are essential to support the work of the Academy and are used for the educational benefit of our scholars. Please use the link below to support our charity. Thank you very much for your contribution.

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Membership information

Membership information

The Academy has different categories of membership. To be considered eligible for membership in the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine, an applicant must satisfy certain listed requirements.

Applicants must subscribe to the objectives of the Academy and have demonstrated high moral and ethical professional standards. The application for membership should be sent by email to the Secretary General of the Academy: secretary-general@iaasm.org

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Aviation and Space Medicine Scholarship
Aviation and Space Medicine Scholarship

Aviation and Space Medicine Scholarship

The International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine has a well-established Scholarship Programme, the aim of which is to enable young physicians commencing a career in aerospace medicine to undertake training in the specialty.

The Scholarship can be used to facilitate attendance at a formal training course, or participation in a work programme (one year or more, structured towards educational goals) in a recognized aerospace medicine institute.

The Academy grants at least one Scholarship Award of up to US$20,000 annually to support the education of a medical professional wishing to train in Aviation and Space Medicine who does not have access to funds with the aim of them subsequently supporting the development of the specialty in their home State.

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