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.

Column Editor: Sara Kirkpatrick, DO


A Path Forward: Seeking Optimism in Climate News

Sara Kirkpatrick, DO
March 1, 2024

Three wins in climate policy from the past year

Enhancing Health Through Nature Immersion

Danusha Sanchez, MD, MIS, PMP, NREMTIanna Hondros-McCarthy, DO, FAWM
December 19, 2023

Imagine going to a doctor and instead of being given new medications, the doctor prescribes time in greenspaces

Food Forests: Bringing the Wilderness Home May Save Lives

Jen Veldhuyzen, MD, SAMFE, FAWM
March 16, 2023

Your lawn may contribute to starvation and climate apocalypse

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 M. Veldhuyzen, MD
December 10, 2021

Learning new approaches to infectious diseases for an expanding tropical world

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