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Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) Seminar Schedule

Remaining 2021 AME Seminar Schedule
Date of Seminar Seminar Location Seminar Type
August 6–8 Virtual, via Zoom Refresher
September 23–25 San Antonio, TX CAMA
October 18–22 Virtual, via Zoom Basic
November 19–21 Virtual, via Zoom Refresher

There will NOT be an AME seminar in conjunction with the AsMA seminar being held August 29-September 2, 2021.

* 2022 AME Seminar Schedule
Date of Seminar Seminar Location Seminar Type
January 28–30 Raleigh, NC Refresher
March 21–25 Oklahoma City, OK Basic
May 22–26 Reno, NV AsMA
July 18–22 Oklahoma City, OK Basic
August 5–7 Washington, DC Refresher
September 22–24 Albuquerque, NM CAMA
October 24–28 Oklahoma City, OK Basic
November 18–20 Oklahoma City, OK Refresher

* The 2022 seminar schedule shown MAY change to virtual format should COVID-19 protocols change in 2022.

Register for a Refresher Seminar

Registration opens three months prior to start date of the seminar. To register for a refresher seminar, you will need an account to access the Designee Registration System (DRS). Please review these instructions (PDF) for creating a DRS account. Registration is open to the FAA Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).

If you are interested in becoming an AME, please contact the FAA Regional Office responsible for your locality. AME seminar attendance requires advance approval of the AAM-400 Education Division.

Accreditation Statement

The Civil Aerospace Medical Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Seminar Types


A 4 ½ day AME seminar focused on preparing physicians to be designated as Aviation Medical Examiners. Contact your Regional Flight Surgeon.


A 2 ½ day AME refresher seminar consisting of 14 hours of AME specific subjects. You must use the Designee Registration System (DRS) to register for a seminar.


Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)

A 3 ½ day AME seminar held in conjunction with the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA). Registration must be made through AsMA. Call (703) 739-2240, extension 106/107. A registration fee is charged by AsMA to cover their overhead costs. Registrants have full access to the AsMA meeting.

Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA)

Sanctioned by the FAA, this seminar is sponsored by the Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA) and does fulfill the FAA recertification training requirements. Registration may be completed through the website or by calling CAMA at
(770) 487-0100.

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