PHYSICIAN. SPEAKER. CITIZEN-SCIENTIST ASTRONAUT & AQUANAUT. MARTIAL ARTIST.

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About Shawna

Dr. Shawna Pandya is a physician, citizen-scientist astronaut and aquanaut, martial artist and public speaker.

10 Tips for Future Doctors (Excerpt from AMSCAR 2016 Keynote Part II)

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

I recently had the honor and privilege of keynoting to several hundred medical students at a wellness conference. In the talk, I shared my thoughts on choosing a medical specialty (which you can find in my last post), as well as my top 10 pieces of advice for budding clinicians, which I have included here: "As I [...]

Becoming a Citizen-Scientist Astronaut: The Journey Begins – get2space

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Becoming a Citizen-Scientist Astronaut: The Journey Begins Astronaut 24 Mar, 2016   Welcoming aboard Shawna Pandya the get2Space.com blog.  This is her first post of several to come.. welcome Shawna… Many of us, as children, dream of becoming astronauts. Once in a lifetime, the opportunity to realize this dream presents itself. My name is Shawna Pandya, [...]

Spacecraft Egress and Sea Survival Course Day 3

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Key Lessons from Project PoSSUM & Survival Systems USA Spacecraft Egress & Sea Survival Course: Crash Course & Lessons Learned. Have a plan. Don't change the plan. Stay calm. Don't panic. AND FRAMES OF REFERENCE WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE. :)

The PHEnOM Project: A Commercial Human Spaceflight Research Program

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

In addition to Project PoSSUM, I am delighted and honored to have been named to the Citizen-Scientist Astronaut corps with Project PHEnOM. Press release now live. The work begins NOW. Panama City Beach, Florida (PRWEB)April 08, 2016 The SeaSpace Exploration & Research Society Inc. announces the launch of its space exploration citizen scientist initiative, the PHEnOM [...]

Project Poseidon 100-Day Undersea Expedition Names Crew

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

The cat is out of the bag! I am deeply excited and humbled to be named to Project Poseidon as a prime crew member. Our mission is set to launch May 4th, 2018 at the underwater Aquarius Reef Research Base with an aim to further ocean exploration and extreme environment science, while setting a record for [...]

Honored to be part of the Women

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Honored to be part of the Women in #STEAM panel alongside these amazing pioneers at the National Space Society #ISDC2016 Stephanie Kruger, Shawna Pandya, MD , Ellen Ochoa , Anita Gale , Holly Melear  

To everyone who has taken the time to write to me to share their enthusiasm for space and exploration: thank you from the bottom of my heart. I’m not amazing. You’re amazing.

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

To everyone who has taken the time to write to me to share their enthusiasm for space and exploration: thank you from the bottom of my heart. I'm not amazing. You're amazing.

AN ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE’S TAKE ON GOALS AND LEADERSHIP

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

When I asked Canadian astronaut candidate Shawna Pandya about which of her many roles she identified with first, she said, “It really depends on the day.” Given the number of roles she has, this answer isn’t a surprise. Pandya’s a resident physician finishing her residency in family practice, training as a citizen science astronaut and aquanaut, [...]

Lougheed College Lectures Presents the Mortar Between the bricks: Emotional…

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

I will be talking about Leadership & Emotional Intelligence as part of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College Leadership Lecture Series, moderated by former Prime Minister Kim Campbell. This is free and open to the public - just register to ensure seating. Hope to see you all out Monday, January 9th!

Based off conversations with those who have been there.

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|