February 2, 2023 by
Lucy Gardner Carson
Sarah Schlein, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine and director of wilderness medicine education
(FEBRUARY 2, 2023) WCAX-TV joined Sarah Schlein, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine and director of wilderness medicine education, and students for a backcountry rescue drill with Stowe Mountain Rescue.
Schlein brought her students and staff to see what Stowe Mountain Rescue is capable of—“the amount of skill and expertise and training and so much that goes into bringing someone from the backcountry, eventually into the doors of the hospital,” she said.
“Pretty amazed, impressed,” said Alex Cavert, one of the medical students taking part. “We kind of learned the medical side, but to see the teamwork—the ropes aspect and the communication of a high-functioning team—was impressive and exciting.”
“Being able to understand the scenarios that patients find themselves in, what they would be going through in those scenarios,” added medical student Daniel Castro.
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