Dr. Jon Solberg (a.k.a. “Dr. Jon”)
Dr. Jon Solberg is a US military-trained and board-certified emergency medicine physician with unique experience in wilderness medicine. His medical exploits have taken him to sub-Saharan Africa, to a remote combat support hospital in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, across the US as a track-side physician with the AMSOIL Snocross Championship snowmobile racing series, and into the arctic as the expedition doctor on the world’s first longitudinal crossing of Greenland by motor vehicle. For over 10 years, he’s served as the medical editor for Overland Journal, contributing first aid advice, human interest travel stories, and gear reviews. He has attained fellowship status in both the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Academy of Wilderness Medicine, and has earned a Diploma in Mountain Medicine through the Wilderness Medical Society and the University of Utah. Dr. Solberg is a PADI certified rescue diver, an instrument-rated taildragger pilot, an Alpine Patroller with the National Ski Patrol, and a black belt in the American Taekwondo Association. He currently works at a level 2 trauma center and serves the University of North Dakota School of Medicine as the Chairman for the Department of Emergency Medicine and as the director of their wilderness medicine program.