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“The Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh (Museum of Modern Art, New York)


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Aerospace Medicine Organisations
Disaster and Emergency Medicine Organisations
  • WADEM (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine WADEM has a number of geographically-based Chapters and several Special Interest Groups, including one for students.
    • WADEM also offers some scholarships for students to attend its biennial conference.
Scientific Associations
Space Industry Associations
Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Organisations
  • Australian Ski Patrol Association
  • AWEMS (Australasian Society for Disaster and Emergency Medicine)
  • FIPS
  • International Society for Skiing Safety
  • Mountain Medicine
  • WMS (Wilderness Medical Society)
  • WMSS (Wilderness Medicine Students Society at the University of Melbourne)

“If you give a hungry man a fish, you feed him for a day, but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”


~ The Starry Night: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) 1889. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4″ (73.7 x 92.1 cm) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
~ Chinese fish mosaic attributed to GLady/Pixabay:
_ Lao Tzu quote:

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