International Society for Mountain Medicine

bringing together physicians, scientists and allied professionals in mountain medicine



Welcome from the President


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High Altitude Medicine & Biology is the first peer-reviewed journal focused exclusively on the latest advances in high altitude life sciences.


Are you interested in Mountain Medicine and want to get free access to our journal High Altitude Medicine and Biology and special discount to our meetings?
Then join us today!


Host of the biannual World Conference on Wilderness and Mountain Medicine

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Check out the latest Lake Louise Score for Acute Mountain Sickness and the STAR data reporting guidelines for clinical high altitude research.


The International Society for Mountain Medicine was founded in 1985, and its goals are to bring together physicians, scientists and allied professionals interested in mountain medicine, to encourage research on all aspects of mountains, mountain peoples and mountaineers and to spread scientific and practical information about mountain medicine around the world.