About ASAM

Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine

Promoting the science of aerospace medicine

The aims of ASAM are:


  • To cultivate and promote aerospace medicine and related sciences;
  • To provide an authoritative body of opinion on matters of aerospace medical significance; and
  • To increase the awareness of the aerospace industry, government, and the general public of the importance of aerospace medicine to flight safety.

The aims of ASAM are supported by the John Lane Aerospace Medicine Trust.  The John Lane Aerospace Medicine Trust provides an opportunity for members and others to support ongoing research into aerospace medicine with tax deductible donations.  For more information regarding the Trust contact secretariat@asam.org.au

ASAM Constitution

The constitution that guides ASAM activities and operations can be downloaded below.

ASAM Activities

Regular activities of ASAM include:

  • Annual scientific meetings where internationally renowned speakers in the field of aerospace medicine, both civil and military, are invited to speak and are sponsored through the John Lane Aerospace Medicine Trust;
  • Regional clinical updates for Designated Aviation Medical Examiners;
  • Publishing the Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine; and
  • Sponsoring awards for excellence in aerospace medicine at postgraduate and undergraduate level.

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