Division of Aerospace Medicine

Dean M. Olson, M.D., M.S., M.S., Director

First Annual EAA AirVenture Stanley R. Mohler, M.D., M.P.H.,
Aerospace Medicine Lecture Series

Vette Auditorium, EAA AirVenture Museum, 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh, WI 54902
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Program Schedule

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Wednesday, July 30

8:30 a.m.

Spatial Disorientation for Physicians
David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM

9:30 a.m.

Aviation Accidents—A Physician’s Perspective
Dean M. Olson, M.D., M.S., M.S.

10:30 a.m.

Medical Aspects of Post-Crash Survival
Christopher P. Lienesch, M.D.

Thursday, July 31

8:30 a.m.

Sleep Apnea
David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H.

9:30 a.m.

Oxygen and Aerospace Physiology
James C. McEachen, M.D., M.P.H., M.E.

10:30 a.m.

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Flyer
John D. Hastings, M.D.


Speakers

John D. Hastings, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Christopher P. Lienesch, M.D.
PGY-3 Resident
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

James C. McEachen, M.D., M.P.H., M.E.
Director of Aerospace Medicine Research
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Dean M. Olson, M.D., M.S., M.S.
Division Chair and Program Director
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM
Regional Flight Surgeon
Federal Aviation Administration Great Lakes Region
Des Plaines, Ill.

 

Planning Committee

Richard T. Garrison, M.D., M.S., M.S.
Planning Chair
Director of Flight Medicine Clinic
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Thomas F Jarnot, M.D., M.S.
Director of Curriculum
Associate Program Director
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

 

Registration Information

The fee for attending is $75 per day, which includes conference materials and continuing medical education credits. Due to limited space, advance registration is required. Registration will remain open as long as space is available. No refunds will be given.

For more information, view the brochure or contact Thomas Jarnot, M.D., at thomas.jarnot@wright.edu or (937) 775-1400.

Who Should Attend?

  • Aviation Medical Examiners
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Other health care providers
  • Individuals interested in aviation medicine topics
 

Program Objectives

  • Provide aeromedical populations with education and awareness of spatial disorientation and its impact on flight safety
  • Illustrate the critical role that physicians and health care providers have in interpreting the medical aspects of aviation accident investigations
  • Educate aeromedical populations and increase awareness for increasing the odds of post-crash survival after aircraft accidents and incidents
  • Update aeromedical populations with current recommendations and guidelines for airline travel by medical patients
  • Describe the effects of hypoxia as it pertains to aeromedical populations and illustrate the importance of maintaining awareness in the aviation environment and its impact on flight crew and passengers
  • Recognize implications to pilots and flight crew who have suffered a traumatic brain injury and the evaluation/medical certification processes involved in returning an airman to flying status

Continuing Education

Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ADA Statement

As an organization accredited for continuing medical education, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations. If any participant is in need of accommodations, written requests should be submitted.