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GI Bill in GME Residency

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Recently, I was catching up with a fellow USAF flight surgeon who is leaving active duty for the greener pastures of civilian residency. When I shared with him that he would qualify for GI Bill compensation as a resident, he…

LASER Eye Injuries in Aircrew

Laser Eye Injuries in Aircrew

A separate post written as a resource for pilots and aircrew on LASER exposure/eye injury can be found here.  The crux of aerospace medicine is the identification of medical conditions that lead to sudden and unanticipated incapacitation of the flyer.…

Pilot Education: LASER Exposure & Eye Injury

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LASER exposure continues to be an increasingly frequent problem in both military and civilian aviation.  Typically, these exposures arise from people pointing green commercial LASERs directly at flying aircraft. The FAA has been tracking the number of LASER incidents since…