Wilderness Medicine

New 2016-2017 Schedule
Physicians and Nurses of all specialties and their guests These exciting new courses are designed to offer a high-quality wilderness medicine educational experience in the context of an outdoor adventure. The combination of small group size, outstanding faculty, and more hands-on learning make these courses an excellent choice for health professionals who enjoy adventure travel.
  • Faculty interaction and small group camaraderie
    The hallmark of these outings is small group camaraderie, meaningful contact with local people, personal attention from your expert resident Trip Leader, and close interaction with faculty. By the end of the trip, most of you will become good friends.

  • Outstanding Faculty - All leaders in the field of wilderness medicine (faculty may vary with course)...
    all leaders in the field of wilderness medicine (faculty may vary with course) Eric Weiss, MD; Howard Donner, MD; Gene Allred, MD; Tim Erickson, MD; Rick Clark, MD; Sheryl Olson, RN; Phil Rasori, MD; Larry Moore, MD. In accordance with ACCME standards, ACEP policy, and WMS policy, all individuals in control of content are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content prior to the start of the activity.


Wilderness Medicine Intensive Skills Course & Whitewater Raft Adventure
Mt Shasta Region, N. California
June 10 - 16, 2017

(With post-course optional guided Mt. Shasta ascent)

Everest Base Camp Trek
Wilderness and Expedition Medicine

April 8 - 25, 2017
April 28 - May 15, 2017
April 19 - May 6, 2018
video available

African Wildlife Safari (and optional Kilimanjaro Ascent)
Wilderness and Travel

October 1 - 15, 2017
October 15 - 29, 2017
video available | click here for slideshow

Trekking Europe's Classic Mont Blanc
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

August 30 - September 9, 2017

Guatemala Medical Mission Trip
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

February 25 - March 4, 2017

Galapagos Islands: Small Yacht Cruise
Wilderness & Marine Medicine Seminar

March 9 - 19, 2018

Fly-Fishing School All skill levels!
Far Northern California.
Wilderness & Travel Medicine

October 8 - 13, 2017

Uganda Wildlife Adventure
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

January 27 - February 6, 2018

Inca Trail/Machu Picchu Amazon Rain Forest
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

October 22 - November 1, 2017

Costa Rica Multisport Adventure
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

January 23 - February 1, 2018

Chile: Northern Patagonia Multi Sport Adventure
Wilderness Medicine CME Conference

January 26 - February 3, 2018
video available

Classic Patagonia - Hiking around Torres Del Paine, Fitzroy, and Cerro Torre
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

January 14 - 25, 2018

Fiji Scuba Diving and Multi-Sports Adventure
Wilderness and Travel Medicine

June 15 - 24, 2017
February 1 - 10, 2018

Bhutan For The Active Traveler
Wilderness Medicine CME Conference

September 22 - October 3, 2017
October 23 - November 3, 2017

Arctic Exploration and Natural History Wilderness Medicine CME Conference
June 22 - 29, 2017

Explore Namibia - An Epic Wildlife Safari! Wilderness and Travel Medicine CME
October 26 - November 5, 2017

Hiking Tour of Provence and the French
Riviera Wilderness and Travel Medicine Seminar
September 21 - 29, 2017



  • Altitude Illness
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries
  • Environmental Heat Illness
  • Snake Envenomation
  • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections
  • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out
  • Lightning Injuries
  • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care
  • Management of Fractures and Dislocations
  • Preparing for Foreign Travel
  • Backcountry Medical Kits
  • Wilderness Wound Management
  • Wild Animal Attacks
  • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings
  • Wilderness Dermatology
  • Marine Hazards & Envenomations


"This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and Wilderness and Travel Medicine. The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians."

The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of
16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This trip is planned, outfitted and conducted by Bio Bio Expeditions, or subcontractors arranged by Bio Bio Expeditions. Please note that Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC is responsible for the CME Educational content only.
Wilderness and Travel Medicine reserves the right to change or substitute the faculty for any CME course without advance or prior notice to participants.