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CFS Panel: Our Medical, The Barriers We Face, and How to Work Through Them

Today at #NATCACFS 2023, NATCA Executive Vice President Andrew LeBovidge moderated a panel about maintaining medical evaluations, which included FAA Federal Air Surgeon Susan Northrup and Aviation Medicine Advisory Service (AMAS) President/CEO Quay Snyder, M.D., M.S.P.H. Medical evaluations for air traffic controllers are essential to maintain their health, ensure their capability to handle the demands of the job, and ultimately contribute to the overall safety and efficiency of air travel, but medical requirements create unique employment and personal challenges for those in aviation safety careers. AMAS has been providing consultation regarding FAA medical certification issues to the nation’s largest aviation unions since 1969.

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