Central Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
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76 High Street, Lewiston, ME 04240

Wilderness & International Medicine Program (WIMP)


The Central Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency offers a Wilderness Medicine Track program.

The goals of the program include:

  • Educating residents about the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of injuries and illness occurring in the wilderness and other remote settings.
  • Teaching residents the skills needed to become medical advisors for outdoor organizations, including search and rescue teams, outdoor education groups and international expeditions.
  • Allowing residents to develop skills in research and writing in the field of wilderness medicine.
  • Promoting teaching skills so that residents can become future educators in wilderness medicine.
  • Providing local organizations with valuable medical resources through service learning opportunities.