Headwaters

In keeping with the spirit of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, this column highlights actionable articles on the interplay between human and environmental health, with a special eye towards climate change. From infectious disease to avalanche medicine, if you have an idea for how we can save the wilderness we love and take better care of our species, email [email protected] for article guidelines.


Mount Everest

Dr. Tatiana HavryliukJulie Ramirez
August 26, 2022

Who takes the trash out?


My Gear is Disrupting Your Endocrine System

Nate Hemmer, MD
May 23, 2022

Making Informed Choices for World and Health


Keeping Up With Climate Change

Jen Veldhuyzen, MD
December 10, 2021

Learning New Approaches to Infectious Diseases for an Expanding Tropical World


Beyond Penance

Jen Veldhuyzen, MD
September 10, 2021

Making Meaningful Choices when Carbon Offsetting Wilderness Expeditions


Climate Change and Human Health

D. Scott McCracken, MD, FAAFP, FAWM
April 26, 2021

Teaching Students in a Variety of Ways


Prescribed Fire

Lynn E Yonge, MD, FAAFP, FAWM
February 23, 2021

Just What the Doctor Ordered


Global Food Waste

Jen Veldhuyzen, MD
December 18, 2020

Threatening the Practice of Wilderness Medicine


Outdoor Recreation and Public Health

Carolyn S. Meyer, M.D.
March 14, 2020

The health benefits of being physically active in the natural environment


Climate Change

Kelly DiLorenzo, MD
September 1, 2019

Fueling Wildfires and Endangering Our Health