Wilderness rescue students placing pressure on a man's wounded leg and foot.

Advocates for pre‑hospital care in remote settings and difficult environments.

We’ve been teaching practical wilderness medicine worldwide since 1982. Our instructors are licensed medical professionals who bring real-world experience to every course. We provide students with a unique opportunity to gain the skills necessary to provide vital patient care in remote and under-resourced settings.

Dedicated to teaching practical medicine in remote and low-resourced settings — globally

Taught on all 7 continents

Our curriculum is taught by medical professionals around the world.

10,000+ trained every year

WMA International annually trains over 10,000 students and participants worldwide.

Hosts from every industry

Our hosts range from colleges, guide services, and summer camps to government agencies.

Practicing, licensed medical professionals

Our instructors are licensed medical practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Peer-reviewed curriculum

Our Medical Director and Curriculum Director review and edit our curriculum annually, keeping our practices current.

Training for remote adventuring

We prepare students with the skills, training and knowledge needed to face any challenge, anywhere.

Several wilderness medicine students practicing rescue skills during training.

Become a part of something life-changing

As a leading provider of wilderness medical training, we attract highly-skilled medical professionals with a passion for the outdoors. Based in the US with partners worldwide, we are looking for instructors who are excited to educate and empower their students.

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Wilderness rescue students utilizing skills learned throughout courses.

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