William Smith, MD, Emergency Medicine, Jackson, WY, St. John's Health

WilliamRSmithMDEMT-P, FAWM

Emergency Medicine Jackson, WY

President/Medical Director, Wilderness & Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

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Summary

  • Dr. William 'Will' R. Smith practices Emergency Medicine in Jackson Hole, WY and is clinical WWAMI faculty for the University of Washington School of Medicine. Locally, he serves as the Co-Medical Director for Grand Teton National Park, Teton County Search & Rescue, Bridger Teton National Forest, and Jackson Hole Fire/EMS. Dr. Smith also serves as a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps - recently completing his 3rd Middle East deployment. LTC Smith has practiced medicine in the 'Baghdad ER' as well as other locations in Iraq, Kuwait, Egypt, El Salvador, Panama, Croatia and multiple other US locations. His combat experience combined with his pre-hospital EMS experience as a Paramedic, and his technical Search and Rescue skills have lead to numerous speaking engagements at Wilderness and EMS conferences/seminars around the world. Dr. Smith has also been appointed to several national committees (American Heart Association, National Park Service), authored several book chapters and consensus guidelines on Wilderness and Rescue Medicine, and serves as a Subject Matter Expert for DARPA. He has founded and runs Wilderness and Emergency Medicine Consulting (WEMC), LLC. More information can be found at www.wildernessdoc.com .

Education & Training

  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated HospitalsResidency, Emergency Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • University of WyomingBS, Molecular Biology/Pre-Med, 1991 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • MT State Medical License
    MT State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • ID State Medical License
    ID State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • WY State Medical License
    WY State Medical License 2004 - 2021
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2002 - 2021
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medical Services

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine Wilderness Medical Society, 2008
  • Fellow (FACEP) American College of Emergency Physicians

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Should Trancutaneous Cardiac Pacing be Performed in an Urban EMS System?
    Smith W and Rubin J, Abstract 96, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, Jan/Mar 2005; Volume 9, Number 1
  • The Efficacy of Wrist Protectors in Preventing Snowboarding Injuries.
    Smith W, Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2002; 13: 169-173
  • EMS Telephone Referral Program: An Alternative Approach to Non-Urgent 911 Calls.
    Smith W, Culley L, Plorde M, Murray J, Eisenberg M, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, April 2001; Volume 5, Number 2

Lectures

  • SAR Medical Kits. 
    Wilderness Medical Society Annual Meeting, Silvertree Resort, Snowmass, CO
  • Technical Mountain Rescue and Medical Considerations. 
    Wilderness Medical Society Annual Meeting, Silvertree Resort, Snowmass, CO
  • Search and Rescue Medical Kits. 
    Wilderness Medical Society Annual Meeting, Silvertree Resort, Snowmass, CO
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