The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 29 - June 2, 2019

Optional Pre-conference:
Global Health / Humanitarian Medicine Symposium

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Co-Sponsored by The Brigham & Women's Hospital & The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Theme: Humanitarian Response to the Global Population Crisis

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Global Health CME Course

This optional workshop is accredited for 8.0 additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Humanitarian Medicine overlaps in a significant way with Wilderness Medicine because both involve rendering health care in remote or austere environments with minimal equipment. Learn ways to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian strategies for relief, protection, and prevention.

Global health plays an increasingly crucial role in global security. The symposium addresses critical global health threats and responses to some of the complex health issues that challenge us all.

This optional symposium which precedes the National Conference on Wilderness Medicine is Co-Sponsored by The Brigham & Women’s Hospital & The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. It brings together several well-known authorities in Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine.

Wilderness Medicine Global Health Humanitarian Medicine Symposium CME Course

Wednesday May 29, 2019

7:30 am Registration and Coffee

8:00 am Global Population: Humanitarian Health Perspectives
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

8:30 am Challenging Cases in Global Health, the Wilderness & Beyond: Lessons Learned from the Field Timothy B. Erickson, MD &
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

9:30 am Climate Change and Global Health
Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN, FAWM

10:20 am Global Women’s Health: Awareness and Call to Action
Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH

11:10 am Clean Water in a Contaminated World
Howard Donner, MD

12:00 pm Lunch Break (Lunch is included)

1:00 pm The Global Impact of Contaminated Water
Eric A. Weiss, MD

1:50 pm Global Threats and Bioterrorism
Jeri Mendelson, MD

2:40 pm Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine in the 21st Century
Phil Rasori, MD

3:30 pm Cutting-Edge Humanitarian Medicine Articles That Will Change your Practice & Perspective Timothy B. Erickson, MD & Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

4:00 pm Panel Discussion - Avenues for Getting Involved in Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine: Individuals Making a Difference
V. Dobiesz, T. Erickson, M. VanRooyen, P. Rasori

Symposium Co-Directors

Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH, FACEP: Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Director, Vice Chairman, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Womens Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health.

Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT: Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

The remainder of faculty listed on the faculty page.

Cost of symposium (includes lunch and 8 Additional hours of cme) $150

All CME proceeds will go to aid the Shiprock Northern Navajo Medical Center.

For more information or to register please call

844-WILDCME (844-945-3263)

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