International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine
Académie Internationale de Médecine Aéronautique et Spatiale
Welcome to the Public Website of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. We are an international organization with membership from many countries world wide. We invite you to browse our website using the menu on the left. News items are highlighted in the far right column.
The following countries are represented in the Membership:
• • ARGENTINA• AUSTRALIA• AUSTRIA• BELGIUM• BRAZIL• BULGARIA• CANADA• CHILE• CHINA• COLOMBIA• CONGO D.R.• CROATIA• CYPRUS• DENMARK• FINLAND• FRANCE• GERMANY• GUATEMALA• HUNGARY• INDIA• IRAN• IRELAND• ISRAEL• JAPAN• JORDAN• MALTA. G. C.• MEXICO• NAMIBIA• NEW ZEALAND• NORWAY• PAKISTAN• PANAMA• POLAND• PORTUGAL• REP. OF SOUTH KOREA• REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA• ROMANIA• SINGAPORE• SLOVENIA• SOUTH AFRICA• SPAIN• SWEDEN• SWITZERLAND• THAILAND• THE NETHERLANDS• UK• USA•
Welcome from the President
Dear Academicians and Guests,
Welcome to the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (IAASM). 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.
Academicians-to-be undergo a selection process and are elected solely for their merit in the subject, regardless of their nationality, race, creed, ideology or political belief. Candidates are usually those who have made outstanding contributions to aerospace medicine and/or hold an eminent position in this special area and/or in the allied sciences thereof. Academicians are leaders in Aerospace Medicine and the related sciences, coming from around 50 countries, intent only on fostering the highest standards within the internationally based specialty of Aerospace Medicine.
The Academy, together with a host country holds an annual Congress in various cities around the world. This International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine (ICASM) brings together professionals working in Aerospace Medicine and provides a platform to present original scientific papers, poster presentations and contribute to panels on topical subject areas. The Academy particularly encourages contributions from younger medical professionals especially those still building their careers in aviation and space medicine.
With this group in mind, the Academy also sponsors aerospace medicine physicians in training by providing an annual scholarship to support attendance at a high quality international training program in Aviation and Space Medicine. More details on our scholarship program and its supporting Foundation can be found on this web site. This highly effective educational activity is sustained through the continued generous gifts from our Academicians, friends, partners and other interested benefactors.
We have just returned from a highly successful ICASM in Oxford, England. The “trumpet” (which traditionally signifies the handover of the organization of the Congress from the current to the Chairperson of the new host for the Congress) is now in the hands of India and it is certain that our Indian hosts will also endeavour to have another equally successful ICASM, in New Delhi, next year. Links to the ICASM 2016 are available on this web site. I encourage all to consider attending and contributing to what will be another exciting and stimulating Congress.
For Academicians - this is your web site to use and refer to, and to keep alive as a forum for information exchange, news and views. So please use it! To our guests, if you would like to be an Academician, the relevant information and application material is also on this website. Come join us and make a difference!