Flying Physicians Association
66TH ANNUAL MEETING
2021 Annual Schedule-at-a-Glance.docx
2021 Annual Mtg Reg Form.pdf
Omni Richmond Hotel is the host hotel.
Address: 100 South 12th Street, Richmond VA 23219
Reservations by Phone: 800-843-6664
A city of historical significance, Richmond is also known for its beautiful architecture, the impressive James River with category III and IV rapids, and its natural beauty and parks for hiking and biking as well as bird watching and horseback riding.
See the church where Patrick Henry delivered his inspiring call to arms "Give me liberty or give me death!". Depending on local pandemic restrictions, you may see the capital of the Confederacy and appreciate the historical architectural statement of Thomas Jefferson in designing the Virginia State Capitol building.
Interesting museums abound, craft breweries and eateries that have placed this delightful destination city on the map and are just outside the meeting hotel's doors!
Optional tours and activities provide attendees the chance to explore the Richmond area and become immersed in its history. These will be available with a separate registration beginning on June 30.
Continuing Medical Education and Aviation Education and Safety highlights include:
Human Trafficking up close and personal, presented with first-hand knowledge and insights -- this session will include lunch on Monday and is among the most timely of topics for everyone.
Medicine and Art-two local Virginia Commonwealth University faculty share their experiences in the application of art in medical treatment. They relate the link of art to patient healing and physician development.
AsMA Exchange Speaker and Director of the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute on commercial space flight crew and passenger screening
NTSB Vice-chair updates on GA accidents and staying alive
The US State Department Director of Operational Medicine discusses complex medical evacuation operations and biocontainment transport
GA long-distance world record holder describes the planning and adventures of his around-the-world-over-both-poles in a homebuilt single-engine aircraft
Medical and scientific presentations in a broad range of topics of importance to physician-pilots, AMEs, physicians treating pilot-patients, and physicians preparing for missions, from stem cells to transfusions, geriatric patient controlled substance issues to pregnancy.
Virginia State Capitol Building designed by Thomas Jefferson and site of the Saturday evening Welcome Reception
Social Highlights of the Annual Meeting include:
- Right Front Seaters and Family Member Orientation and Tai Chi Classes
- RFS Retreat Room -- every day to visit, spend time together and connect
- Welcome Reception on Sunday
- Monday luncheon for all registrants with the Human Trafficking session
- Monday evening 'Stump the IA' aviation session with Mike Busch, the best known A&P/IA in General Aviation
- Tuesday evening Awards Celebration and Dinner featuring the world's first armless pilot and inspiring speaker, Jessica Cox.
OPTIONAL Activities and Tours (extra charge):
The optional activities and tours will be finalized and managed with a separate registration beginning June 30.
The FPA is committed to full support and compliance with local, county, state and national pandemic recommendations and mandates. Tours and social events are being finalized in cooperation with local authorities and governmental regulations.
Immediate Past President Ted Stransky and Right Front Seaters (RFS) chair, Ana Stransky oversee the social and tours activities. She is pictured following a reenactment of Patrick Henry's historic 1775 American Revolution proclamation at the St. John's Church