Seth Collings Hawkins, MD, FAEMS, FACEP, MFAWM, holds dual board certification in emergency medicine and EMS. He’s worked for over 20 years in wilderness medicine and out-of-hospital emergency medical care. He’s the founder of multiple wilderness medicine organizations, including the Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team, where he’s now chief. He’s executive editor of Wilderness Medicine and the first physician to be named a Master Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. He is co-author of Vertical Aid: Essential wilderness medicine for climbers, trekkers, and mountaineers and editor of Wilderness EMS.