Featured Articles

The Screaming Barfies: A Non-freezing Cold Injury

Annalise Wille, OMS-IV
February 24, 2023

A type of non-freezing cold injury that occurs when the body is no longer able to maintain heat balance, inducing sympathetically mediated peripheral vasoconstriction

Clouds and Masala Tea: WMS and the Wongchhu Sherpa Memorial Hospital

Jennifer Dow, MD, FACEP, FAWM, DiMM
December 16, 2022

The journey to celebrate a dream

Afghan Evacuation, Austere Medicine, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

CPT Terri Davis, MD, FAWM
September 22, 2022

One doctor's account of assisting evacuees during COVID

Norovirus in the Grand Canyon

Thomas Myers MD / Medical Advisor for Grand Canyon National ParkBrad L. Bennett PhD, Paramedic, MFAWM, USUHS
August 5, 2022

Transmission, prevention, and treatment in the backcountry

Canoeing with Tornadoes

Lynn E Yonge, MD, FAAFP, FAWMWalker Plash, MD, FAWM
July 29, 2022

Danger from the sky during canoeing expedition

Thermodynamics of oral hypothermia treatment

Aaron R. Billin, MD, MS, FAAFP, MFAWM
June 1, 2022

Thermodynamics of the oral treatment of mild hypothermia

My Gear is Disrupting Your Endocrine System

Nate Hemmer, MD
May 23, 2022

Making informed choices for world and health

Ukraine Conflict

Yevgeniy Maksimenko, MD, FAWM, DiMMFlorian Schmitzberger, MD, MS, FAWM
May 4, 2022

Situational update on the conflict in Ukraine for WMS members

Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGH)

Betsy Woods, MSN, RN, CPENJustin Woods, MD, FAWM
April 27, 2022

Ethical and cultural considerations for improving STEGHs

Risk of Death in the National Parks

Brad L. Bennett, PhD, Paramedic, MFAWM, FACSM Captain, Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy (Retired)Thomas Myers, MD
March 24, 2022

Beware of the facts!

Valley Fever

Brad L. Bennett, PhD, MFAWM, FACSM Captain, Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy (Retired)Jay Lemery, MD, FACEP, FAWM
December 15, 2021

Expanding regions of coccidiomycosis beyond the endemic southwest

Staying Hardcore and Hygienic in the Outdoors

Sarah Gartner, MD
December 6, 2021

Women-specific needs in the wild


Marc Cassone, DO, FAWMGeoff B. Comp, DO, FAWM
November 24, 2021

Top tips from race directors

Saving People and Wildlife

Jeffrey Walden MD FAAFP
November 15, 2021

Part 1 of the 2-part series

Search and Rescue

October 13, 2021

Tips for getting involved

Diploma in Mountain Medicine

Rom A Stevens, MD, FCCMBilly Oley, MD, FAFFP, FAWM
September 29, 2021

June 2021 alpine rescue course recap

Community Triage

Mariko Ching, BA
September 7, 2021

A panel discussion on DEIJ in wilderness medicine

Introduction to Osteopathy in the Backcountry

Megan Bruinius, D.O., PGY-1Christin Blanton, D.O., PGY-1
August 18, 2021

Diagnostic and treatment techniques that offer many simple solutions providing relief from MSK and soft tissue injuries

HBO2 Therapy

Brad L. Bennett, Ph.D., ParamedicFrank K. Butler, Jr., MD
August 11, 2021

Loss of emergency access

3D Printing

Christoph Schroth, FAWM
August 3, 2021

For wilderness medicine & medical simulation

Thinking of Joining Ski Patrol? I Did!

Scott Moore, DO, DipIBLM
August 2, 2021

I did!

Concussion for the Wilderness Clinician

Dr. Timothy Durkin, DO, FAAEM, CAQSM
July 31, 2021

A review of some background and concepts on diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries and the complexities of managing these in remote settings.

WM & the US Navy's Hospital Corps

Clint S. Peyton, OEC, EMT-B, FAWM Candidate
July 21, 2021

Background on the Navy's largest enlisted ranking

Toxicodendron Dermatitis

Captain Brad L. Bennett, U.S. Navy (Ret.), PhD, Paramedic, MFAWMTony Islas, MD, MPH, FAWM
June 15, 2021

PIOS plants & Toxicodendron dermatitis: Identification, prevention, and treatment

North American Black Bear Attack

Marc Cassone, DO, FAWMT Douglas Sallade, DO
March 24, 2021

A Pennsylvania woman attacked by a North American black bear shares her perspective of the events and her road to recovery...

Walking Blood Banks

Catherine Coss, MD
March 24, 2021

A practical solution when stored blood isn't feasible

Setting the Record Straight

Brad L. Bennett PhD, Paramedic, MFAWMKirsten B. Hornbeak, MD
November 18, 2020

Up-To-Date first aid recommendations

To Run or Not to Run

John T. Unger, DC, DACBSP
September 22, 2020

Choosing intense exercise in smokey air

The Psychology of Bad Decision Making

Michael Deeter, MMS, PA-C
May 21, 2020

When cognitive bias goes wrong in the wilderness

Water Crossings

Betsy Woods, MSN, RN, CPEN
May 21, 2020

A significant risk for hikers & backpackers