July 19th Mountainside Meetup

Mountainside Meetups are virtual webinars hosted by CAWM. CAWM hosts 4-6 of these events per year. The format changes slightly with every event. Some sessions are lectures on interesting and current topics in Wilderness Medicine. Other sessions are more interactive, and provide an opportunity for the participants to have a discussion around a specific topic. All the sessions are fun, ...

CAWM Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors meets regularly throughout the year. Any member may request to attend a meeting. If you have any questions, please Contact Us.

The Great Outdoors: Are we and our patients ready to get out there?

As part of CASEM SEM Clinical Rounds, The Great Outdoors: Are we and our patients ready to get out there? Tuesday, November 16th starting at 8pm ET / 6pm MT / 5pm PT via Zoom Webinars Join our speaker Dr. Melissa Lem to hear about how we get our patients, and ourselves outside to experience the many health benefits of nature. ...


All CAWM members are invited to attend, and run for a position on the Board of Directors for CAWM. Details will be provided to all members two weeks prior to the meeting.

Mountainside Meetup – Creating a Canadian Frostbite Care Network

Frostbite care in Canada is variable and evidence for current treatments is limited. Initial results of the Canadian Frostbite Collaborative project survey demonstrate an interest and need for standardization of frostbite care in Canada and the development of a national network to inform best practices, education and research in frostbite care. Participants are invited to discuss the future of frostbite ...

Exploring the Future of Frostbite Care in Canada

Discuss the future of frostbite care in Canada and ideas for national frostbite care initiatives You are invited to explore the future of frostbite care in Canada with the Canadian Frostbite Collaborative project on February 3, 2022, 8pm ET/5pm PT via Zoom Click HERE to sign up.   The first 10 registered participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift card following the session Frostbite ...

Mountainside Meetup – A Roundtable – “What to Pack in my First Aid Kit?”

Whether you’re headed out for an afternoon trail run or a month long ski expedition, the question of “What should I pack in my first aid kit?” can be a tricky one to answer. Exposure, time, weather, group dynamics, and potential extrication are just a few of the issues that come into play when we have to practice medicine in ...

Special General Meeting to Review the CAWM By-Laws

All CAWM members are invited to attend this Special General Meeting to review proposed changes to the CAWM By-Laws.   The CAWM Board has recommended changes including; increasing the size of the Board of Directors, extending the term length of positions on the Board of Directors, introducing a term limit for Board of Directors, and a few other things. For more ...

Special General Meeting

Information for the Special General Meeting All CAWM members are automatically registered to attend this event, and all attendees will be entered in a draw to win a free CAWM t-shirt! Time and Date: Thursday September 29th, 1800MST Members can access the meeting here: https://cawm.ca/members/general-meetings/ Program Director Introduction This meeting will also be your opportunity to meet our new employee, ...

CAWM 2022

Virtual and In Person
The CAWM2022 conference will be Hosted November 11-13, 2022. Our hybrid format (in-person and virtual) with pre-conference courses, lectures, social activities, a keynote speaker, workshops, and more! All wilderness medical professionals and learners are welcome including paramedics, nurses, SAR personnel, guides, ski patrollers, first responders, academics, and physicians. Learn more here: https://cawm.ca/cawm-2022-preview/ Already registered? Access the conference here: https://cawm.ca/cawm-2022/ Save ...