We’ve had the Oscars, the BAFTAs, the Grammys and the Brits now announcing the launch of the Expedition and Wilderness Medicine Awards
The EWM Awards for Excellence in Remote Medicine
As you may be aware, over the past ten years the care of casualties has significantly improved. This, combined with the growing interest and awareness of Remote and Expedition medicine, has encouraged us to launch industry awards to recognise the valuable contribution made by many individuals and companies.The awards will be presented on April 17th at the World Extreme Medicine Conference by Jon Snow, the award winning journalist and the face of the Channel 4 NewsWe would greatly appreciate your input into this process as someone who is involved, or has expressed interest, in the industry, and ask you to vote for the winners of these two awards:
EXPEDITION & WILDERNESS MEDICINE PERSON OF THE YEAR 2012
This award recognises outstanding healthcare professionals that have made a significant contribution to the specialised area of extreme medicine. These contributions, whether they have been in research, leadership, innovation or mentorship, must have had a lasting impact in extreme medicine and must have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to develop this specialised industry. Nominations include Shane Winser, Luanne Freer and Anthony Redmond.
EXPEDITION & WILDERNESS MEDICINE COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2012
This award will be presented to the company or organisation that has made an exceptional impact on extreme medicine, one that has strived to excel and has set new standards in their fields of expertise whether it is in research, product or leadership. Nominations include: MSF, Porter’s Progress and UK ISAR
By voting you will be automatically entered into our draw to win one of 10 copies of the Expedition Medicine Handbook (RRP £18)
World Extreme Medicine (WEM) is the leading worldwide provider of expedition, wilderness and remote medicine training courses for medical professionals. We also organise the renowned World Extreme Medicine Conference, showcasing all the latest in remote medicine.
All WEM activities offer CPD awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. If you’re looking for an internationally recognised academic programme of study we’ve setup the Centre for Extreme Medicine which offers a growing portfolio of study options for adventurous medical professionals from across the globe.
Academic Program & Courses www.worldextrememedicine.com
World Extreme Medicine Conference www.extrememedicineexpo.com