Type: Article
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
An estimated 30 million individuals in the United States have diabetes, and exercise and outdoor activities have well-established benefits. Diabetes presents a specific set of management challenges for individuals pursuing wilderness activities.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
A full COVID-19 vaccine is required for all participants and trip leaders.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
Learn Wilderness Medicine and Desert Skills in the Spectacular Canyon Country of the Southwest.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2021
We believe the wild keeps us alive. We stand for kindness, service, inclusivity, education, and nature. We elevate others as we climb. We see the need and fill the gap. We look to uproot barriers (not trees). We seek knowledge and pay it forward. We find our way in the wild.
Type: Event
Date Posted: May 06, 2021
WHO: WMS conferences are ideal for medical professionals who engage in outdoor activities, counsel individuals who take part in such activities, or who practice in locations in which they are likely to encounter individuals who have been injured in such activities.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
We encourage you to register for the upcoming conference and book your hotel accommodations. Please hold off on organizing your airfare at this time. WMS Staff will be in close contact as the conference approaches to advise you on airfare and COVID-19 Protocols.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
The WMS 2021 Winter Conference is going virtual, February 21-25! Our summer conference was wildly successful in the virtual format, and we are excited to bring you a fantastic learning opportunity amidst the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. 
Type: Article
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) reconvened an expert panel to update a set of evidence-based guidelines for spinal cord protection to guide clinicians and first responders in best practices during management
Type: Article
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
Activities in the outdoor and austere environments often involve exposure to bodies of water. With this exposure, especially if by way of water sports and recreation, comes the risk of drowning.