WMS Fireside Chat Webinars

Fireside Chat is a complimentary webinar series designed for members to discuss various facets of wilderness medicine research, as well as to engage with and learn more about the WMS. These hour-long, non-CME, non-FAWM credit discussions will be moderated by committee members and feature presentations as well as open Q&A. Check out the calendar below and email us to submit a topic idea for future discussion.

Upcoming Webinars 

Lessons Learned in a Complex Emergency
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. US Central Time (CDT)


Join us for an insightful discussion as we delve into the intricacies of providing care during complex emergencies, offering a comprehensive overview that encompasses both medical and non-medical considerations. From navigating challenging medical scenarios to addressing logistical and operational challenges, this webinar will provide valuable insights for healthcare professionals, first responders, and anyone involved in emergency care settings who have a particular interest in global health and disaster medicine. The speaker will review some common medical conditions, including caring for malnutrition and children and will also discuss nonclinical factors that should be considered when heading to these locations, including security and considering friends/family.

Whether you're seeking to enhance your understanding of complex emergency responses or looking to sharpen your skills in this critical area, this webinar promises to deliver practical knowledge and actionable strategies based on real-world experiences.

Can't attend live? Register anyway and we'll share the recording following the chat!

Past Recordings
If you are unable to attend a Fireside Chat, the recording will be available within one week of the live program using the link below. While most Fireside Chats are exclusively for members, the following past recordings are available to the public:


 If you are a WMS member,  click here while logged in to view all past Fireside Chats.