About Us

My official fini flight and second last flight in the F-16 Viper while stationed at Aviano AB, Italy.

F-16D Fini Flight

Go Flight Medicine (GFM) is a Free Online Medical Education (FOAMed) project and small business that provides aerospace medicine services such as flight physicals and consulting services to pilots and aircrew.

The blog focuses on all aspects of aviation medicine as well as other medical disciplines where normal healthy humans find themselves in abnormal or extreme environments. The mission of Go Flight Medicine LLC is to provide reliable medical information to both aerospace medical professionals and aircrew.

In addition to providing free high quality information, we provide Aeromedical Consulting Services and Occupational Medicine in aerospace.

Our History

GFM was created in 2013 by Rocky “Apollo” Jedick MD, MBA while he was stationed abroad at Aviano AB in Italy. Dr Jedick is currently a Major and Senior Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force Reserves as well as Senior Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA. He also practices Emergency medicine at the University of Utah and across ER’s in Las Vegas, NV.

Dr Jedick served as a flight surgeon with fighter squadrons flying the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II in the Republic of Korea and then the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon aka Viper at Aviano AB, Italy where he racked up almost 150 hours in the Viper. He also had exposure to high-altitude and space medicine, caring for pilots flying the Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady. During his active duty service, Dr Jedick practiced medicine in South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Alaska, Singapore, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Germany, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Estonia, and Sweden.  Following active duty service, Dr Jedick served in the UT ANG preparing for disaster response with the CERFP team. He has cared for RPA pilots as a reservist flight surgeon and now cares for a squadron of fight pilots flying the USAF premier stealth fighter, the  F-35 Lightning, at Hill AFB outside Salt Lake City, UT.

Astronaut Wannabee

 

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