The National Conference on

Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, MT

July 23 - 27, 2022

We've finished our 2022 Big Sky Conference! Find out about our other CME conferences and adventures on our home page or sign up for our mailing list:

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Conference Highlights

  • Up to 39 hours of CME and 31 exciting presentations from renowned faculty with interactive Q/A sessions

  • Multiple COVID-friendly attendance options from in-person to virtual.  Optional outdoor workshops available

  • Big Sky Resort offers spectacular recreation opportunities including hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, horseback riding, zip lines and more.

  • Have to miss a presentation? On-demand access to all lectures included free for 3 months

previous arrowprevious arrow
Slide Stacked
Slide Big 2 - copy
Slide Stacked - copy
Slide Big 2
Slide Stacked - copy - copy
Slide Stacked
Slide Big 2 - copy
Slide Stacked - copy
Slide Big 2
Slide Stacked - copy - copy
next arrownext arrow

Complete Conference Program & Schedule

The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty. View the complete CME program schedule.

Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider (AWEP Certification®) Course

A comprehensive course leading to AWEP Certification® that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider. Learn more about AWEP.


The conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors. Learn more about our useful hands-on workshops.

TEEN'S Outdoor Survival PROGRAM

Our wilderness education programs for teens are nationally acclaimed and classes fill quickly. Please register early! Read more about our program for teens.


The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 39 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This activity is approved for up to 39 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.

The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited for up to 39 hours of nursing credit.

Click here to read more.


A wide selection of hotel rooms and condominiums have been reserved for conference participants. A sampling of accommodations is listed below. Take advantage of conference discounts by making reservations online through our website or call Big Sky Resort directly at 800-548-4486 and reference “wilderness medicine.” Read more about accommodations.

Traveling to Big Sky

With excellent air service, Big Sky is easy to reach from any major city in the US. Flights are operated daily by Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Suite X, and United. Read more about traveling to Big Sky and exclusive travel discounts.

COVID-19 Enhancements & Restrictions

We are offering this meeting with multiple "Hybrid" attendance options.  The Conference will be presented live and also be available online and streamed to your hotel television. More Info

Fantastic Recreation!

Big Sky is a wilderness recreation paradise. Backcountry trails radiate in all directions to access National Forest and wilderness areas. Fishing is great in the local streams and lakes. Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, and just about any wilderness activity you can think of is available here. Read more about summer activities at Big Sky Resort.

Big Sky Summer yellowstone adventure travel


Travel cme Big Sky Summer GuidedFishing


Big Sky Summer recreation mtbike adventure travel


Travel cme Big Sky Summer Horseback


Travel cme Big Sky Summer Rafting


Travel CME Big Sky Summer Hiking


World-Class Faculty


Big Sky Summer pricing cme course
Placeholder (hidden from view with CSS)
PA, NP, Nurse$649
Residents, Medical Students, Paramedics, EMTs$499
Non Professional (no CME)$449

Registered attendees will also receive ongoing access to the recorded conference sessions for three months.

"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more participants from the same institution can sign up together and receive $100 off each registration fee.  When all registrants have registered, we will apply a $100 discount to each, one week prior to the start of the conference.

We're proud to offer a 20% discount to Active Military.
(Please call or email our office for CAGE/DUNS numbers)

For more information or to register please call



Tax deduction for educational purposes: Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees and cost of travel, including meals and lodging).

The Premier Wilderness Medicine CME Conferences Since 1982

cme conference bigskysummer fullpagebg1

Hike to Beehive Basin from Big Sky Resort

Testimonials From Your Colleagues

"I was inspired on many levels - certainly the best conference I have ever attended...this conference is such a unique one... such a wonderful experience...It reminds me of why I went into medicine in the first place!"


"Love this seminar! Great speakers! This is my fourth time...I always learn something new...I find the information invaluable and infinitely entertaining! Thank you!"


"The only conference I’ve attended where I was continuously riveted to my seat and yearned for more."

Jeff Robertson, MD Seattle, WA

"I attended the conference as a representative from ACEP Education was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."


"Absolutely the most enjoyable and interesting CME conference I have ever attended! Probably the best group of lecturers I have ever experienced."