Wilderness Medicine in the New River Gorge
An Elective Medical Rotation for Medical Students and Residents
July 26th through August 8th, 2021
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This is an elective rotation for medical students and residents held in the New River Gorge, Fayetteville, WV. It incorporates lectures in a broad range of wilderness medicine topics, as well as workshops tailored to the Appalachian wilderness. Third and fourth year medical students and EM, IM and FM residents are welcome to attend.
Great Wilderness Topics
The course is made up of a rigorous diactics program of many traditional wilderness medicine topis, with a special emphasis on topics related to the unique features of the New River Gorge.
The schedule includes exciting learning experiences in rope rescue, swiftwater rescue and wilderness survival.