WMS "Masters" of Wilderness Medicine Conference

Stowe Mountain Lodge
Stowe, Vermont

September 13 - 16*, 2019

*updated dates



The academic program will focus on core topics in wilderness medicine with emphasis on the latest scientific literature in the field. Lectures will be delivered by recognized "Masters" in Wilderness Medicine:

  • Paul Auerbach
  • Howard Backer
  • Timothy Erickson
  • Luanne Freer
  • Peter Hackett

The Stowe Mountain Lodge

Stowe has attracted travelers, who have cherished the beauty of the area's covered bridges, sparkling lakes, rambling woodlands and majestic peaks. Stowe Mountain Lodge built in a “Vermont-Alpine” style is located at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort. Stowe Mountain Lodge offers a comfortable setting while still paying respect to the Vermont traditions of utilizing local artisan products and embracing the tranquility of nature. There is a wide range of lodging available, including affordable housing for students and residents.

The possibilities around Stowe Mountain Lodge are astounding. Enjoy a relaxing walk on a nature path or a challenging Mount Mansfield summit.  Speak with a guide and decide upon the best route for you up Vermont's highest peak with the option of riding the Gondola down. The Stowe area also offers some of the very best mountain biking trails in the area. Riders of every level can explore a wide range of opportunities accessed off of Mountain Road. Other activities include zip line tours, canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, an aerial adventure course, and golfing. Downtown, you’ll find refreshing dining options, breweries, wineries and shopping that’s true to Vermont. Come and join the WMS as we explore the beauty of New England in the fall.