Space Medicine

Emergency Medicine training can lead to amazing career opportunities. We’ve interviewed world renowned researchers, global health physicians, doctors who specialize in policy and advocacy, among others – but what about space medicine?! In this special episode, Dr. John Rose guest hosts to interview his friend and colleague, Dr. Jen Law. Dr. Law is a UC Davis EM graduate and Aerospace Medicine Specialist. Listen in to hear about her amazing career path and adventures, including being a finalist for the NASA astronaut program. 

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Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

Guest Host:

Dr. John Rose, Professor of Emergency Medicine and EMS Fellowship Director at UC Davis


Dr. Jennifer Law, Jennifer Law, MD, MPH, FAsMA, Flight Surgeon, University of Texas Medical Branch


Law J, Young M, Alexander D, Mason SS, Wear ML, Méndez CM, Stanley D, Ryder VM, Van Baalen M. Carbon Dioxide Physiological Training at NASA. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017 Oct 1;88(10):897-902. doi: 10.3357/AMHP.4552.2017. PMID: 28923137.

NASA Aerospace Medicine Clerkship

UTMB Aerospace Medicine Residency Program

Space Adventures


Thank you to the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine for supporting this podcast and to Orlando Magaña at OM Audio Productions for audio production services.

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