Wilderness Medicine Interest Group

The mission of the Wilderness Medicine Student Interest Group is to provide fundamental knowledge and foster interest in wilderness medicine for the University of Michigan medical students.

Our activities include multiple talks and workshops throughout the year with topics including: improvised splinting, improvised litters, heat and cold injury treatment, wound care, search & rescue, emergency incident response, and ultrasound in the resource limited environment. 

WMIG Faculty Lead

William Peterson, MD
Clinical Lecturer, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Clerkship Director, Medical Education Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
1500 E Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5305
wpet@med.umich.edu

Department of Emergency Medicine

Venice Ficut, MBA
Medical Student Coordinator
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan
vonadia@med.umich.edu

General Information:

Medical Student
Phone: 734-936-3168
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5305