After 20 years and over 15,000 graduates, Aerie is unique in the wilderness medicine training world: small enough to focus on individual students and large enough to be at the forefront of wilderness medicine worldwide, offering introductory courses through full Semesters in wilderness medicine.
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“As usual, you fully captured our attention with your combination of outstanding presentation skills and extensive knowledge of wilderness medicine.”
— Dr. Sara Newman, Commander, United States Public Health Service
Semesters in Wilderness Medicine
Spring, Summer or Fall, 2016
Aerie's Semesters are the most comprehensive courses in the wilderness medicine field. Designed to prepare students for careers in medicine while providing them with the skills and certifications necessary for outdoor jobs, Aerie's three full Semester programs (Spring, in Costa Rica and Montana; Summer, in Montana; and Fall in Montana and the Indian Himalaya) offer 15 upper division credits and unparalleled learning.
A regular trekker, he is closely involved with NOLS India Chapter, giving slide shows and talks on environment & currently is the Head of Operations & Programmes at Hanifl Centre, Woodstock School, Mussoorie. He is a certified Wilderness First Responder and a certified WFA Instructor for Aerie Backcountry Medicine, Missoula, Montana, USA. He is also a keen photographer, mainly landscapes, nature and wildlife whose photographs have been published in Coffee Table Books, Calendars & Brochures, Cards and used on the web.
“My first WFR was an eye opener, especially in the Indian context and what really struck me was “how one can avoid the preventable deaths”, which is one of the principles we follow at Aerie.”
— Akshay Shah – India Lead Instructor