Space Medicine Society (SMS)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephen Ober,

Student Leadership:

Vision: Bringing Frontline Medicine to the Final Frontier

Mission: The mission of the BUSM Space Medicine Society (SMS) is to introduce medical students to space medicine through events such as speakers from the field, meetings about research opportunities in Boston, and discussions centered around the intersectionality of the field. The Space Medicine Society also seeks to help link interested students with the Aerospace Medicine Association (AsMA) which will help students make connections with physicians in the field and develop a better understanding of the numerous paths to start a career in space medicine.


  • Learn and discuss current Aerospace Medicine research and its applications
  • Connect BU Medical Students to the Aerospace Medicine community
  • Provide networking opportunities with professionals in the field