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Official Languages: English and French. IAASM. *Founded: 1955. *Non-profit organization. *Funded by dues & donations from. -Members -Other entities. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognizes the Academy as an International Non-Government Association.

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*Founded: 1955

*Non-profit organization

*Funded by dues & donations from


-Other entities

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognizes the Academy as an International Non-Government Association


Objectives of IAASM

1.To promote the development of the scientific base of aviation and space medicine

2. To encourage and foster research in the fields of aviation and space medicine

3. To promote exchange of information, ideas and experience in aviation and space medicine

4. To improve teaching of aviation and space medicine

5. To foster the training of experts (specialists) in aviation and space medicine

6. To facilitate international cooperation and exchange among individuals and organizations involved in aviation and space medicine

7. To provide an international source of recognized expertise in all areas of aviation and space medicine


Means of achieving objectives of IAASM

A. Sponsoring and/or organizing conferences, meetings, congresses or study groups

B. Presenting an international consensus view on aviation and space medicine topics and issues

C. Establishing and/or providing representation to or support for appropriate commissions, committees and information services

D. Publishing materials of international interest in aviation and space medicine


Membership of IAASM

  • Members -to-be undergo a selection process and are elected solely on their merit, regardless of their nationality, race, creed, ideology or political belief
  • Candidates must be medical or science graduates from an accredited university/college who have made an outstanding contribution to aerospace medicine and/or hold an eminent position in this special area and/or in the allied sciences
  • Membership is limited to 250 (such number has never yet been reached)

Membership of IAASM

The following countries are represented in the Membership:

Argentina Congo Hungary

Australia Croatia India

Austria Czech Republic Israel

Belgium Denmark Italy

Brazil Finland Ivory Coast

Bulgaria France Japan

Canada Germany Korea

Chile Greece Malta



Membership of IAASM

Mexico Poland Sweden

Morocco Portugal Switzerland

Netherlands Russia Taiwan

New Zealand Serbia United Kingdom

Norway Singapore USA

Panama Slovenia

Peru South Africa

Philippines Spain


Aviation Medicine Scholarship

  • Well established program
  • Suitable for young physicians starting a career in aerospace medicine
  • Provides for attendance at a formal course of instruction in aerospace medicine or,
  • Facilitates instruction or research at a recognized aerospace medicine institute

Aviation Medicine Scholarship

Scholarship Application Form:

Visit the IAASM web site

Closing Date: May 1st every year


Aviation Medicine Scholarship

  • Countries of scholarship recipients:

Bolivia Brazil China

Columbia (5) Ethiopia India (4)

Irak Iran Israel (2)

Morocco Nigeria Norway



International Congress of Aviation & Space Medicine

( I C A S M )

Sponsored Annually by IAASM

Held in a different country/city every year


Countries that have hosted the ICASM

Australia Greece Philippines

Belgium Hungary Portugal

Brazil Netherlands Singapore

Canada India South Africa

Chile Ireland Spain

Czech Republic Israel Sweden

Egypt Italy Switzerland

Finland Lebanon United Kingdom

France Mexico Yugoslavia

Germany Norway


Future Venues....

September 2008: Bangkok, Thailand

September 2009: Zagreb, Croatia

September 2010: TBD


Edward Warner Award

In 2002, ICAO awarded the prestigious Edward Warner Award to the Academy

From the ICAO web site:

2002: International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (IAASM), in recognition of the Academy's significant achievements in aviation medicine for almost a half century.