Wilderness Medicine

Explore Wilderness Medicine in the beautiful, tropical environment of coastal South Texas.  

This elective will be offered:

October - November  2018

 Wilderness Medicine Experience may include:

Tactical EMS - Spend a day with the Corpus Christi SWAT team

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Marine animal toxicology and tour at  the Texas State Aquarium



    Exposure Illness - visit with US Border Patrol and Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR)

Straight out of camera (3 of 3)


    Kayaking Trip in the Laguna Madre

Straight out of camera (1 of 1)

    Rescue skills with Park Rangers on the Padre Island National Seashore

    National Nature Toxins Research Center visit (learn about Venomous Snakes)    



    Beach campout and wilderness medicine skills practice

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CLICK HERE to view photos from our  Wilderness Medicine Rotation

Download our Wilderness Medicine Brochure HERE

Link to EBM Gone Wild blog 

Kimberly Leeson, MD

Wilderness Medicine Director

© Kimberly & Ben Leeson 2018