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Texas A&M College of Nursing Wilderness Medicine Student Interest Group

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TAMCON-WMSIG
Purpose:
The mission and purpose of the organization will be to advance healthcare, research, and education related to wilderness medicine;
b. To collaborate as a group of professionals who share medical, conservation, and recreational interest in wilderness activities;
c. To investigate the scope of wilderness medicine by covering topics including (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) expedition and disaster medicine, search and rescue, altitude illness, cold and heat-related injury, dive medicine, trauma, and animal bites/stings;
d. To provide a gateway to membership in the Wilderness Medical Society;
Year Founded:
2021
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
HPEB building/online through ZOOM

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Leanor Attar
Public Contact E-mail Address:
lattar@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
972-657-0900

Group Contact Information

Organization E-mail Address:
tamcon.wm@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Other
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per year
Speakers/Lectures:
Twice per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Never
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never