Elective Directors:    

Roque Ruggero MD 512.573.3969

Edward Sherwood MD 512.341.4915


Katy Thaler 512.341.4994

Faculty: This course will utilize instructors from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Wilderness Medicine Institute and Harvard Emergency Medicine Program

Reporting Location: Students will be responsible for travel arrangements to and from Tucson, Arizona.

Duration:  Approximately 4 weeks. The exact dates offered each academic year can be found on the NOLS website.

Number of Students: 2

When Offered: TBD

Scheduling Method: Arranged

Anticipated Schedule: Six day classroom instruction followed by a wilderness expedition

Prerequisite(s): Only open to third- or fourth-year medical students