If you want to study wildenress medicine on a backpacking trip in Southern Utah or study SAR in and around Salt Lake in early March prior to the elective, the School of Medicine offers this experience to you. For details click here.
The University of Utah School of Medicine will send students to study high altitude illness and travel medicine in Cuzco, Peru. Two students will be from the Univeristy of Utah School of Medicine but other students may apply.
The University of Utah School of Medicine Wilderness Medicine Program provides numerous opportunities to teach wilderness medicine in the community. We work with other local organizations to teach guides the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certificate. We also teach Wilderenss First Aid (WFA) and Basic Wilderness Life Support (BWLS). There are also numerous research opportunities.
Teaching on the Colorado River
Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) and the Basic Wilderness Life Support (BWLS) Certificate
The AWLS and the BWLS program were developed at the University of Utah School of Medicine with the help of physicans from around the country. For more information on this certification program click here.