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  • Air Force partners with University of Nebraska Medical Center for infectious disease proficiency

    The Air Force is creating a program to best prepare medical Airmen to respond to infectious disease threats that could impact military personnel and operations. The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is developing a training program with the University of Nebraska Medical Center through the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills Omaha program. The program launched in 2018 and Airmen are set to begin taking classes in October.
  • AFRL’s Epidemiology Lab supports world health officials in flu vaccine development

    The United States is currently in the midst of influenza season, but the medical readiness of Airmen across the Air Force is being supported by a DoD-wide respiratory pathogen surveillance program located at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 19 million cases, 180,000 hospitalizations, and 10,000 deaths in the U.S. alone.
  • USAF School of Aerospace Medicine receives new commander

    Col. Theresa Goodman assumed command of the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in a Change of Command ceremony in the atrium of the schoolhouse, July 19.
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.
  • AF keeps a pulse on advancing en route patient monitoring

    Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are evaluating prototype noise-immune stethoscope technologies to assess their ability to function in dynamic high-noise environments on aircraft.
  • “School of Air Evacuation” celebrates 75th anniversary

    The School of Air Evacuation marked its 75th anniversary Aug. 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing.
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • The School of Air Evacuation to hold 75th anniversary in conjunction with USAFSAM’s centennial celebrations

    The School of Air Evacuation is celebrating their 75th anniversary August 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine.
  • C-STARS visit highlights trauma training

    Assessing and treating critically injured warfighters is no easy task for Air Force medics with two feet firmly planted on the ground. At 35,000 feet in the air, the ability to provide care is even more of a challenge, requiring in-depth, realistic training and readiness for medic team success. The C-STARS is a joint partnership between the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the Air Force, with the mission to provide hands-on, realistic training for military medical personnel in trauma and critical care.
  • This Month in AFMS History: 100th anniversary of first flight surgeon school

    On May 8, 1918, U.S. Army Aviation Branch, Col. Theodore Lyster created the first ever course for flight surgeons, at the Medical Research Laboratory, Hazelhurst Field, N.Y.
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