Podcast: Coping With Stress

Oct. 5, 2020

It’s fair to say we’re all feeling more stress in our lives right now as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers with no clear endpoint in sight. How can we better manage that stress in these uncertain times? “I think a lot of people are really hard on themselves about the way they are feeling when it comes to stress,” said Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn of the Mayo Clinic. “So recognizing that you are stressed and realizing that this can happen is the first step.”

In this episode of NBAA’s Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • Dr. Daniel Gilday, medical program director for AirCare International and an ER physician
  • Matthew McNeil, president and clinical director for LiftEffect and a commercial airline captain
  • Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, senior associate consultant and senior aviation medical examiner at the Mayo Clinic

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Podcast: Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Business Aviation, Part 2

We conclude our two-part discussion about mental wellness in business aviation with some encouraging news: FAA Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Susan Northrup announced the agency will revise its procedures to encourage anyone needing help dealing with mental health challenges to get it.
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Podcast: Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Business Aviation, Part 1

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and over the next two weeks NBAA Flight Plan, in cooperation with The Pilots Pandemic podcast, will feature an open and honest discussion about issues related to mental wellness in the business aviation community.
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DOT Updates Drug Testing Methodology

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NBAA Urges Pilots to Participate in Critical Medical Study

NBAA is asking pilot members to participate in a groundbreaking study by the University of North Dakota into the community’s knowledge of healthcare services and procedures and how that could impact aviation safety.
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