Official Languages: English and French International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognizes the Academy as an International Non-Government Association 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 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 •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) The following countries are represented in the Membership: Argentina Colombia Greece Australia Congo D.R. Guatemala Austria Côte d’Ivoire Hong Kong Belgium Croatia Hungary Brazil Denmark Iran Bulgaria Finland Israel Canada France Japan Chile Germany Jordan Malta Peru South Korea Morocco Poland Spain Mexico Portugal Sweden Moldova Romania Switzerland Namibia Russia Thailand New Zealand Singapore The Netherlands Norway Slovenia United Kingdom Panama South Africa USA •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 at a recognized aerospace medicine institute Scholarship Application Form: Visit the IAASM web site www.iaasm.org Closing Date: August 1st every year • Countries of scholarship recipients: Bolivia Colombia (5) India (4) Israel (2) Norway UK Brazil Congo D.R. Irak Morocco Pakistan China Ethiopia Iran Nigeria South Korea Sponsored Annually by IAASM Held in a different country/city every year 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 September 2011: Bucharest, Romania September 2012: Melbourne, Australia September 2013: Jerusalem, Israel 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.