Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine

CAWM is a non-profit organization created with the goal of connecting Canadian practitioners, researchers, educators, and professionals in Wilderness Medicine from across Canada, and promoting the field as an area of focus and specialization.
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CAWM 2023 Keynote Speaker
A widely published writer, Dr Lem’s work has appeared in media including the CBC, Vancouver Sun, Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette, The Narwhal and National Observer. As a climate change panellist on CBC Radio’s Early Edition, in-house medical columnist for CBC TV Vancouver and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, one of her major priorities is knowledge translation.
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CAWM 2022

CAWM’s Third Annual Hybrid Conference recently finished, but you can still register and view recordings until May 31, 2023

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Become a CAWM member to become involved with CAWM, and experience membership benefits.
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CAWM hosts a variety of events including an annual conference and regular Mountainside Meetups.
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Conference 2021


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If you have any questions, concerns or encounter any problems, please let us know.