Welcome to the Southern AeroMedical Institute. Our comprehensive center addresses a wide diversity of applications from clinical medicine to advanced high altitude physiological training. Founded in 1999, our state of the art Hyperbaric/Hypobaric Chamber has now provided over 45,000 patient treatments and trained over 3,000 pilots in the high altitude chamber. SAMI is the home of “Scenario Based Physiological Training” where over 2,500 pilots have undergone specialized training with the successful integration of flight simulators within the chamber to achieve the most realistic training available today. Depending upon your needs please take the time to explore the many diverse resources the SAMI has available to offer.

Scenario Based Physiological Training/Slow Onset Hypoxia

SAMI is the home of the FAA Accepted “Scenario Based Physiological Training” where over 2500 pilots have undergone specialized training with the successful integration of flight simulators within the chamber to achieve the most realistic training available today. For specific information please see Pilot Training.

Testimonial

“The program offered by SAMI is superb - providing pilots with realistic in-flight scenarios while exposing them to a range of hypoxic experiences. I commend SAMI - this training could save your life." Dr. Jonathan M. Sackier, Surgeon, Instrument Rated Pilot

News / Events

Current Speaking Engagements
10-18-2014 - Dr. Buza speaking at MMOPA Annual Conference Naples Florida “Cabin Depressurization and Hypoxia”
11-14-2014 - Dr. Buza speaking at TBM Phoenix Arizona "Stess, Fatigue and the Aging Pilot"
11-20-2014 - Dr. Buza speaking at FAA Safety Team, Vero Beach Fl, "Hypoxia"
  Previous Events
6-22-2014 - Black Sky, FAA and SAMI tested a commercial space suite in the chamber.

Sample Training Video