Selecting a HIMS AME

Selecting a HIMS AME for your FAA medical certification can be a daunting process. What is a HIMS AME? What does a HIMS AME do? A HIMS AME is a senior Aviation Medical Examiner which has undergone the necessary training in the “HIMS” program in order to monitor airmen for certain medical conditions. “HIMS” stands for “Human Intervention Motivational Study” and is a substance use recovery program that has received grants from the Federal Aviation Administration “FAA” to develop aeromedical programs for airman medical certification and special issuance authorization. (more…)