The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Santa Fe, New Mexico

June 1 - June 5, 2022

Conference Schedule

All times listed below are in Mountain Time (MT).  All presentations will be given at the Santa Fe Convention Center and live-streamed online.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022

4:30 - 7:30 PM Registration

7:00 PM Wilderness Medicine: Setting the Stage
Kyle Allred, PA-C

7:10 PM Planning a Medical Kit for Adventures From The Tundra to the Tropics
Howard Donner, MD

8:10 PM  Frontiers in Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Medicine (Guests Welcome)
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD

9:10 PM  Adjourn

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2022

"Extraordinary conference... most enjoyable learning experience I have ever encountered."
Joseph Easly, MD

6:30 - 7:30 AM Late Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits

7:30 AM Wilderness Survival: Managing an Unplanned Night Out
Gary Kibbee

8:20 AM Snake Envenomations - Prevention & Treatment Advances
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

9:15 AM Food and Waterborne Illnesses: Key Diagnoses & Treatments
Regan Marsh, MD, MPH

9:55 AM Break

10:10 AM Preparing for International Travel - Tips to Stay Safe & Healthy
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

11:00 AM Spiders & Insects: Managing Bites, Stings, & Envenomations
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

11:45 PM Medical-Legal Issues in Wilderness, Disaster, & International Medicine
Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH

12:30 FREE TIME - ENJOY SANTA FE or ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

7:00 - 8:00 PM Dessert Meet and Greet

8:00 PM The Evolution of SARS-CoV-2: Key Mitigation Strategies and What May Be Next (Guests Welcome)
Michael Mina, MD, PhD

9:00 PM Adjourn

FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2022

"The conference is just teaming with great speakers... magnificently exciting talks... just a perfect balance of business and fun."
Carol Ferris, MD, (EM)
Hamilton, Bermuda

6:30 - 7:30 AM Breakfast/Exhibits

7:30 AM Wild Animal Attacks - Patterns & Prevention
Timothy B. Erickson, MD, MPH

8:15 AM Wilderness Dermatology - Sunburns, Rashes, & Cancer
Jeri Mendelson, MD

9:05 Hypothermia and Cold Water Immersion
Eric A. Weiss, MD

9:55 AM Break

10:10 AM Updates in Tick and Mosquito-Borne Illness
J
eri Mendelson, MD

11:00 AM Environmental Heat Emergencies
Eric Weiss, MD

11:35 AM Fracture & Dislocation Management in The Wilderness
Joseph B. Serra, MD

12:30 PM Adjourn: ENJOY SANTA FE or ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

SATURDAY, June 4, 2022

"Most enjoyable and useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years.  I hope to return every year."
Alan Lyn, MD

6:30 - 7:30 AM Breakfast/Exhibits

7:30 AM Floods, Rivers, & Streams: Safety, Medicine, & Rescue
Kyle Allred, PA

8:15 AM SCUBA Diving - Key Hazards & Treatments
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

9:05 AM Altitude Illness - Advances in Prevention & Treatment
Howard Donner, MD

9:55 AM Break

10:10 AM Foot Blisters - Optimizing Prevention & Treatment
Kyle Allred, PA

10:55 AM “Is There A Doctor On Board?” Medicine on Commercial Flights
Howard Donner, MD

11:35 AM Mountain Search & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

12:30 PM FREE TIME - ENJOY SANTA FE or ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

8:00 PM Diving the Seven Continents: Epic Adventures among Coral, Ice, and Sharks (Guests Welcome)
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

9:00 PM Adjourn

SUNDAY, June 5, 2022
The Lightning Session (all lectures 30 min, questions at end)

"Most enjoyable and useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years.  I hope to return every year."
Alan Lyn, MD

7:30 AM Lightning Prevention & Injury Management
Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN

8:00 AM Solar Radiation, Sunglasses, and The Wilderness Eye
Howard Donner, MD

8:30 AM Venomous Sea Creatures
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

9:00 AM Avalanche Survival & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

9:30 AM Break

9:40 AM Improvised Trauma Care in Austere Environments
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

10:10 AM New Technology for Wilderness Communication and Rescue
Howard Donner, MD

10:40 AM Q & A Panel: Last Call / Ask Anything!
Donner, Van Hoesen, Johnson, Olson

11:30 AM Adjourn

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