Medical Learners Interest Group

The CAWM Medical Learners Interest Group (MLIG) is composed of medical students and residents across Canada with varying interests in the field of wilderness medicine. The group aims to introduce learners within the community of medicine to the field of wilderness medicine and connect interested students with further learning opportunities. The four pillars of focus for the MLIG include research, mentorship, education and professional development opportunities including electives across Canada.

The CAWM Medical Learner Interest Group (MLIG) is now accepting applications for the 2024 executive positions.

1 co-chair & 5 executive positions will be chosen! The application is open to students and residents in healthcare professions. You must be an active learner in the medical/healthcare community to apply.

Click the link below for details on how to submit an application. Applications are due by January 31st 2024 at 11:59pm EST. For any questions, please email

application instructions


  1. To engage medical learners in the field and community of wilderness medicine, through lectures, webinars, and social events.
  2. To connect medical learners with opportunities for training in wilderness medicine within Canada or available to Canadian learners.
  3. To connect medical learners with researchers and research opportunities in wilderness medicine.
  4. To connect medical learners with professionals working in wilderness medicine for career exploration,mentorship, and networking purposes.

Jeremy Seed - Committee Co-Chair

Medical Student, Class of 2022

Pavlo Zerebecky - Committee Co-Chair

Medical Student, Class of 2024

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