August 1, 2019

2019 Photo Contest

The winning images from our 2019 Wilderness Medicine Section Photo Contest

Winning Image #1

Engulfed - Dolomites, Italy
Tiffany Chow
Photo #6

Winning Image #2

Following a USFS hand crew on the Island Fire
Aaron Stutz, MD
Photo #46


Catch a slide show of stunning landscapes and thrilling wilderness adventures some our members embarked on this past year! Over 50 photos were submitted this year. Contest criteria: Any image from a wilderness setting is accepted, but extra points are provided for photos that showcase wilderness medicine.

Start the slideshow by clicking on any one of the images below.

UCONN EM residency first Wilderness Medicine Backpacking Weekend climbing Mt Alander in Mt Washington State Park, Massachusetts in late March UCONN EM residency first Wilderness Medicine Backpacking Weekend climbing Mt Alander in Mt Washington State Park, Massachusetts in late March Part 2 UCONN EM residency first Wilderness Medicine Backpacking Weekend climbing Mt Alander in Mt Washington State Park, Massachusetts in late March Part 3 UCONN EM residents training for MedWAR learning patient transfer skills UCONN medical students learning austere medical care for disasters with the help of UCONN EM faculty and residents Engulfed - Dolomites, Italy Epic Battle Looking up at the Kilimanjaro summit Morning Tanzanian Sun One of the diverse residents of the Ngorongoro Crater Watching over the plains of Tanzania Maroon Bell Reflection Deep water soloing off the coast of Krabi, Thailand. DWS is a form of free climbing that requires nothing more than shoes, chalk, and water for protection High off the deck on the second pitch of Ancient Astronaut. Located at Fortescue Bay in Tasmania, the Moai Tower is a unique formation of dolerite that belongs on any climber’s bucket list Chipmunk in Mount Saint Helens National Park, Washington Rock Formations in Cheow Lan Lake, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand Embalse El Yeso- San Jose de Maipo, Santiago, Chile Emerald Pools- Zion National Park, Utah Machu Picchu- Peru Puente De Piedra- Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Rainbow Mountain- Cusco, Peru Mt. Everest Base Camp A Nice Place to Rest, Iceland North Carolina Walking Trail Pipevine Swallowtail on Milk Thistle -North Carolina Puffin at Borgarfjarðarhöfn, Iceland Yellow Ovate Mushroom, Acadia National Park, Maine A little mid-race foot care Not a bad view of a splinted fractured ankle Wilderness Fellow and resident practicing for oral boards, Grand Canyon style Half Dome B&W Mariposa Grove Sunrise Old Snag and South Sierra Nevada Sprague Lake and Continental Divide Yosemite Falls B&W Rappelling Haystack Mtn - Wind River Range Backpacking Havasupai Land Havasu Falls Descending Mooney Falls Hiking to the Confluence Approach to Lassen National Park, Northern CA Not really alone, Oregon The daily routine, halfway anywhere The Oregon Border View of Shasta, Northern CA Following a USFS hand crew on the Island Fire Mountain Medics at the Middle Fire Spike Camp at Dawn - Medical and Patient Extrication Equipment Covered is Frost Sunset at Incident Command Post, Walker Fire Golden Gate WMS Joshua Tree Louisiana Sandia Mountains The Enchantments Big kids in a big world. Evening reflections hiking in Bhutan Breaking free and celebrating a year on the road. Mt Fuji Japan Flag and the God of Compassion at a sky burial site. Bhutan Medicine buddha painting Village to village, walking through Bhutan between hospital shifts