Wilderness Medicine Section

Welcome to Wilderness Medicine

With the increasing popularity of outdoor and wilderness recreation, emergency physicians find themselves treating various conditions unique to the wilderness environment.

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October 24, 2023

2023 Photo Contest

Catch a slide show of stunning landscapes and thrilling wilderness adventures some our members embarked on this past year!

October 4, 2023

Message from the Chair – See you in Philly!

I’m looking forward to seeing those of you who can make it to Philadelphia for the rapidly approaching Scientific Assembly.

October 4, 2023

Fellows Corner

Meet these two GME Wilderness Medicine Fellows, both at University of Vermont!

October 4, 2023

In Case You Missed It – Palliative Care in the Wilderness

While on shift, a colleague of mine recently brought up a recent journal article discussing palliative care in austere settings, which took me a little by surprise. I’ve been practicing wilderness med...

October 4, 2023

Every Skillset Can Find a Home in Wilderness Medicine

My first foray into wilderness medicine started about 20 years ago. I took a summer job as a trip leader for a small leadership organization, and the first part of staff training involved a Wilderness...

September 29, 2023

Meet the Secretary Candidates

Marc Cassone, DO, FAWM, DiMM and Justin Gardner, DO, FAWM, DiMM. Elections will be held during our annual section meeting at ACEP23 in Philadelphia, PA.

Wilderness Medicine Photo Contests

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