The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is an internationally renowned center for aerospace medical learning, consultation, aerospace medical investigations and aircrew health assessments. We promote readiness and protect force and community health by using a range of tools and expertise including environmental and health surveillance, laboratory and risk analysis, process re-engineering, consultation and technological innovation to maximize operational health capabilities and to solve problems through ingenuity and partnerships. We train approximately 6,000 students each year.
Col. Theresa Goodman is Commander, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. USAFSAM is the premier institute for research, education, and worldwide operational consultation in Aerospace Medicine. The school trains about 6,000 Department of Defense, international and civilian students each year.
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Aerospace Medicine Primary is a three course series comprising the initial qualification training for USAF flight surgeons. It is a combination of didactic and laboratory experiences designed to prepare medical officers for basic mission qualification to perform duties in support of the USAF Aerospace Medicine Program.
The three segment course provides the student with knowledge and skills required for the treatment and proper aeromedical disposition of aircrew and special operations duty members. Specifically, the three segments of the AMP course are designed to introduce students to the unique aeromedical issues pertinent to the flight environment.
AMP 101 introduces the students to aeromedical standards, aerospace physiology, hyperbaric medicine, human performance sustainment, basic and military aviation fundamentals, emergency and operational aerospace medicine, and USAF weapon systems and associated missions.
AMP 201 emphasizes aeromedical standards, clinical aerospace medicine, PRP, duty-limiting conditions, Occupational Medicine, Public Health, and Bioenvironmental Engineering.
AMP 202 familiarizes the student with military aviation in the Aeromedical Aviation Laboratory and introduces the basics of aviation mishap investigation and prevention.
C-STARS Baltimore, Advanced Trauma Care Resuscitation & Stabilization, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland
C-STARS St Louis, Advanced Trauma Care Resuscitation & Stabilization, St Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri
C-STARS Cincinnati, Critical Care Air Transport - Advanced Course, University Hospital Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
C-STARS Omaha, Care and Transport of Highly Infectious Patients, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
SMART Las Vegas, Regional Medical and Readiness Skills Training, University Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Aerospace Medicine Neurology Team, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
Global Leaders in Aerospace and Operational Medicine.
Optimize and Sustain Airmen Health and Performance through World Class Education, Expert Consultation, and Operationally Focused Research.
U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine
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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433-7913
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