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Wilderness Medicine Course: Instructors

Teaching the course

Department of Emergency Medicine

Michael Millin, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP – Course Co-Director
Dr. Millin is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and is Medical Director for Prince George’s County EMS. He has extensive experience practicing and leading medical teams in austere settings – including in Haiti, Puerto Rico and Florida as a member of the federal NJ-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) as well as operational chief and medical director for Maryland Mid-Atlantic Wilderness Rescue. Dr. Millin has been involved with the austere medicine course for over 10 years. He works clinically at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department.

Susan Peterson, M.D. – Course Co-Director
Dr. Peterson is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and is Associate Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Peterson enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, particularly skiing and hiking. She has been involved with the austere course for more than 10 years, since completing it as an MS II. She took on a leadership role for the austere course during her Emergency Medicine residency at Hopkins. She works clinically at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department.

Michael Ehmann, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. – Course Co-Director
Dr. Ehmann is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and is Assistant Program Director for the EM residency. He has extensive outdoor experience and has led multi-week backpacking trips on the Appalachian Trail for adolescents with Type 1 diabetes and completed an unsupported solo cross-country bicycle trip from the Atlantic coast of Virginia to the Pacific coast of California. Dr. Ehmann has been involved with the austere medicine course for more than 5 years, joining the team in his third year of residency at Hopkins. He works clinically in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Emergency Departments.