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The Wilderness Medicine course focuses on practical approaches to emergency situations, illness and injuries, as well as teaching the basic skills needed to head into the great outdoors. We use a combination of morning lectures and afternoon practical demonstrations and group scenarios/exercises. The course is held for 2 weeks each Spring in a beautiful outdoor setting in the Catoctin Mountain Park in western Maryland. No outdoor experience required.
Here is just a sampling of the topics we will cover:
Resident are eligible to both take and to help teach the course (or just lay there as a moulaged victim if they prefer).
Thomas Kirsch, MD, MPH, FACEP
Director of Operations
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
Michael Millin, MD
National Medical Director, National Ski Patrol
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emilie Calvello, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program
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The Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program