Even astronauts come to the ANZCA ASM!

Exciting news! The ASM Regional Organising Committee is delighted to announce that NASA astronaut and physician, Michael R Barratt will be attending and presenting at the 2019 ANZCA ASM in Kuala Lumpur.

Michael joins our exceptional national and international speakers who will each provide you with an “out of this world” experience! See below for a summary of Michael’s presentations at the ASM:

Tuesday April 30
10.30am – noon – Plenary session: Different worlds
Leaving the Planet

3.30 – 5pm – Space Medicine
Dr. McCoy’s guide to Space Medicine

Wednesday May 1
10.30am – noon – Plenary session: The main mission- safe outcomes
Managing Risk in Human Space Flight

1.30 – 3pm – Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Unusual and Transport Environments (ACCUTE) SIG: One extreme to another
Medical Treatment and Transport for the International Space Station


The Astronaut Appearances Office (AAO) receives thousands of requests each year, very few of these requests can be accommodated due to the support of the International Space Station and other NASA programs. Well done to all involved.