Wilderness Medicine Updates

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COVID-19 Updates for Natl’ Conference – Santa Fe (May 27-31)

March 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update For Registrants and Prospective Registrants of The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine – Santa Fe (May 27-31, 2020) Due to the unprecedented impacts from COVID-19, our annual conference in Santa Fe is no longer happening on-site and is being converted to a virtual format. As a result, we are excited…

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Adventure CME – Hiking Europe’s Mont Blanc Circuit

Wilderness Medicine in the Alps combines adventure travel and exciting CME Every September Wilderness Medicine returns to the spectacular, snow-capped Alps to circumnavigate Mont Blanc on foot. Three countries, three cultures, three cuisines – this classic alpine circuit is a “must-do” for every mountain hiker! The trail winds through dramatic peaks, glaciers, alpine meadows, mountain…

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Wilderness Medicine Medical Mission – Guatemala, 2019

This week-long trip to Guatemala offers the opportunity to give a gift that lasts a lifetime to a disabled child and the child’s family – a wheelchair. Donating and seating children in wheelchairs is the primary focus of our trip. However, they are not the only ones receiving a gift. We, the travelers, the givers,…

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What is Wilderness Medicine?

Wilderness medicine is a rapidly growing discipline that is becoming increasingly more relevant in this era of globalization, international travel and wilderness exploration. The diverse field of wilderness medicine evolved from “mountain medicine”; the investigation of the physiology of maladies experienced during man’s quest to climb the highest peaks on the planet. It’s roots date…

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