Terry O’Connor, MD
Volunteer Clinical Faculty, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Over the preceding decades Dr. Terry O’Connor’s passion for outside adventures has lead to a diverse set of roles: Ski Patroller. Expedition Manager. Emergency Physician. National Park Service Climbing Ranger. Expedition Doctor. High Altitude Researcher. His work has been featured with National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. His athletic aspirations and endeavors are numerous including skiing high above the arctic circle and even setting foot upon the summit of Mt. Everest.
Currently, Terry is an emergency physician, EMS Director, and an Instructor for the University of Colorado Section of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. He serves as a course director the Diploma in Mountain Medicine course with the Wilderness Medical Society.
As a member and educator with the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, Dr. O’Connor looks for opportunities to advocate for climate health during his expeditions and medical missions around the world.