One Year Clinical Fellowship
Introductions, onboarding, and tours.
Aerospace medicine overviews.
Identify potential research projects.
Process Communication Model (PCM) training.
Gain on-the-job training and experience at SpaceX.
Experience will depend on current operations and needs.
Hyperbaric Medicine Course
Understand hyperbaric physics and physiology, and gain exposure to current hyperbaric treatment protocols.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the SAM analog habitat at Biosphere 2
Receive hands-on training in the proper usage and operation of pressure suits at the Center for Human Space Exploration (CHaSE).
Receive instruction on life support systems utilized in analog habitats and spacecraft.
Provide medical support to commercial astronaut training activities at CHaSE and CHaSE affiliated locations.
Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care nursing
Gain exposure to the skills and challenges of bedside trauma, emergency, and critical care nursing.
Assess the challenges in delivering emergency nursing care in austere environments.
Gain clinical full body ultrasound skills.
Assess how ultrasound, the only imaging modality in space, can be applied to deep space surgical and critical care.
Gain exposure to the pre-hospital medical environment.
Gain exposure to MedAire and in-flight medical emergency responses.
Respond to pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls.
Assess the trade space between mass, volume, power, and medical capability in ambulance-based transport.
Gain exposure to the civilian aeromedical transport environment with Banner Air.
Respond to aeromedical EMS and interhospital transfers.
Assess the trade space between mass, volume, power, and medical capability in flight-based transport.
Trauma and Emergency General Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Anesthesia, and Electives
Gain exposure to trauma, orthopedic trauma, airway management, and regional blocks.
Assess how surgical practices will need to adapt to the deep space environment, and how tools and technologies developed for space flight can benefit terrestrial rural and global surgery.
These rotations are adjustable/replaceable based on the fellow's previous training experience
Austere Surgery Training and Low Resource Surgery
Gain exposure to the tools and techniques used in austere surgery.
Practice these techniques in rural or global surgical settings.
Assess how tools and techniques used in terrestrial austere surgical environments could be adapted to the deep space environment.
ASMA Annual Conference
Participate and network at the annual AsMA conference.