The Khumbu Miss List

Whenever I travel, I keep a detailed itinerary on the notepad on my phone. I also use it as a place to jot down thoughts or memories from the experience. Sometimes there’s not a whole lot to write, and I delete the note at the end of the trip. But on some trips, it turns…

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Wilderness Medicine in the City

Multiple Generations of Wilderness Medicine Physicians Last week was a sweep for Wilderness Medicine In Philly. It began on Thursday when Dr. Paul Auerbach, one of the founding members of the Wilderness Medical Society and the author of the academic text Wilderness Medicine gave a two-hour Grand Rounds at Jefferson entitled “Earthquake! The Stanford Response to Haiti 2010.”…

Inspiration Station Part 1 – Everest to Estes Park

It’s been another one of those “Right place, right time” moments.  I’ve been involved with the Wilderness Medical Society since 2008, serving on the education committee, directing the Student Elective in Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, now serving on the Board of Directors, but this is the first year I’ve been able to attend their winter conference…