Tag Archives: Dr. John Beasley

10% Gives You 90%

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Dr. Beasley, if you give me one more pill, I … Continue reading

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Getting Personal

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Recently, an aviation legend who will remain nameless, almost bought … Continue reading

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Do you have SA?

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison No, “SA” doesn’t stand for “Social Affliction” or some obscure medical condition that threatens your medical certificate. SA, … Continue reading

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In The Zone At Oshkosh

by Dr. John Beasley, MD I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things . . .” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We’ve all been “in the zone” – that rewarding and energizing experience of being totally … Continue reading

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Save Time & Money: Come Prepared!

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. & AME Aviation Medical Examiner, Professor Emeritus & Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin – Madison So, this guy comes to me for a renewal of his medical certification and the form … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea, Policy or Not!

by Dr. John Beasley, MD Aviation Medical Examiner, Professor Emeritus & Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin – Madison There’s been a lot of fuss in the past few months over a proposed change in FAA aeromedical … Continue reading

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How Much Sun Is Too Much – Or Enough?

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D Aviation Medical Examiner, Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine – University of Wisconsin – Madison A couple of recent articles said: “Sun Protection is vital for all” and “If you don’t need … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison Does your snoring frighten small children and cause dogs to cringe? Does your spouse/partner consider homicide in the … Continue reading

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Gotcha! (Round 2)

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. A couple of issues ago, I wrote about some of the things that get pilots in trouble with the medical certification system. The dreaded “Gotchas.” I pointed out that really (really!) those folks in OK City … Continue reading

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Gotcha!

by Dr. John Beasley We all want to avoid the dreaded “gotcha,” when it comes to aviation medical examinations, and I can assure you that those folks in Oklahoma City are not out to “do a gotcha” to you. Most … Continue reading

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