Jeffrey Isaac


Colorado, United States


PA-C, WEMT, Captain

Jeff is a licensed physician associate and WEMT with a particular interest in backcountry and marine medicine. His 45 years in emergency medicine includes service as an ambulance and fire/rescue crewman, professional ski patroller, SAR medic, ships medical officer, and PA in rural emergency departments and remote clinics. He has also been a senior instructor and course director with the Hurricane Outward Bound School and has worked as mate and licensed captain aboard sail training vessels from New England to Trinidad.

Jeff currently practices in Crested Butte, Colorado, where he also serves as a team leader and medical officer for Crested Butte Mountain Rescue. Jeff is the author of The Outward Bound Wilderness First Aid Handbook and co-author of Wilderness and Rescue Medicine, used as course texts worldwide. He served as Curriculum Director for WMAI™ for more than 25 years and continues to teach WMAI courses through his own company, Medical Officer, Ltd. Jeff is the principal author and instructor for Offshore Emergency Medicine. See his website at MedOfficer.Net.

This instructor has completed the Wilderness Medical Associates International Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training

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