How to Join SoUSAFFS
Members, Associate Members, & Lifetime Members
How to Renew SoUSAFFS Membership
Members & Associate Members
About SoUSAFFS Membership
General. Membership shall be open to all flight surgeons in good standings who are members of the Aerospace Medical Association. Membership is limited to the classes defined in the Bylaws. A Membership Committee appointed by the President will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant for membership, and will ensure that members are categorized in the appropriate classes of membership.
Membership dues shall be collected and utilized to conduct the business of the Society. The amounts of these dues may be changed by simple majority vote of the Board of Governors.
SoUSAFFS advocates for all USAF flight surgeons at national and international level. Your dues for AsMA membership (required for SoUSAFFS membership) ensure you receive the famous blue journal, Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance.
Learn valuable leadership skills by participating in any of the SoUSAFFS committees, to include scientific, membership, awards, bylaws, history, info systems etc. Use SoUSAFFS as a stepping-stone to aerospace leadership positions in AsMA and international aerospace medicine organizations. Become the voice for USAF flight surgeons at the next level!
Excellent opportunity for cross-talk, mentoring, and networking about all things of interest to flight surgeons. Find a future job. Learn about exciting new Air Force programs for human performance enhancement. Share experiences and “so there I was” stories at the annual luncheon, reception, and at SoUSAFFS meetings. If you are the only flight surgeon at a base or your team can’t answer a question, SoUSAFFS membership is an excellent outreach and life-line for any questions about medicine, policies, or career progression.
Receive the electronic FlightLines publication quarterly. With enlightening and enjoyable articles across the breadth of the aerospace enterprise, learn what is happening around the globe from other flight surgeons, share ideas and research focused largely on USAF topics.
Enjoy a significant decrease in your cost to attend the annual AsMA meeting where you can learn about most aerospace subjects, such as current research, and hear outstanding lecturers. Stock up on quality CME as well.
Be part of the Long Blue Line and the legacy of top-tier flight surgeons in the Air Force! Many prior Surgeons General are members of SoUSAFFS, and they often continue to interact with the membership. Socialize and pick the brains of those heroes of the flight surgeon community.
How to Join. To join SoUSAFFS, review the membership criteria below to determine your eligibility. For Regular Members, Associate Members, and Lifetime Members, follow the above process to join or renew your membership. SoUSAFFS will email you when your membership has been confirmed. If you believe you qualify as a Member Emeritus or Honorary Member, please contact the Chair of the Membership Committee.
Severance of Membership. Members may be severed from membership in the Society by letter of request or by majority vote of the Board of Governors, provided sufficient evidence is provided indicating harm to the Society or the community of Aviation Medicine by continued membership. Members shall not be entitled to any return of annual or lifetime membership dues upon severance of their membership in the Society.