The Institute for Altitude Medicine (IFAM) will be recognized internationally as the preeminent mountain-resort center devoted to high altitude medicine.
The purpose of IFAM will be to:
- Provide clinical care and consultation for people of all ages interested in maximizing health and wellness at altitude as well as those affected by altitude-related illnesses
- Provide education to heath care providers and the public worldwide.
- Conduct research on the effects of high altitude on human performance and quality of life. Research will further identify causes and treatments of altitude related illnesses as well as treatments to maximize health and performance at altitude.
IFAM is focused on preventing illness and optimizing the health, physical performance and quality of life of people of all ages living, working, and traveling in high altitude areas.