Next October sees the inaugural Expedition Medicine Mountain Medicine Course following the route of the Everest Base Camp Trail over period of 16 days based out of Kathmandu. The course will be CME certified for an estimated 20 points.
Expedition Medicine’s Mountain Medicine course in the Khumbu Valley in Nepal headed by Drs Luanne Freer MD FAWM and Dr Amy Hughes Medical Director of Expedition Medicine. Dr Freer many of you will know as the founder and director of Everest ER which is a seasonal tent-based medical clinic at the Everest base camp (17,600 ft/5350m) founded in 2003, a volunteer physician for the nonprofit Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) in Nepal. Luanne, who is also a past president of the Wilderness Medical Society and medical director for the Yellowstone National Park aims to pass on through this mountain medicine course her years of experience of providing medical cover at this altitude as well as her passion for the Khumbu Valley and Nepal in general.
The Nepal Mountain Medicine course will also serve as a fundraiser for Everest ER