The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 29 - June 2, 2024


Redefining Medical Relief: Disasters, War, and Humanitarian Aid

(Guests Welcome)

Join Dr. VanRooyen as he shares lessons, perspectives, and reasons for optimism from his extensive global experience in humanitarian and disaster relief medicine.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 8:00 pm MT
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

Flooded Street Wilderness Medicine CME
Amatrice on 24 August, 2016 after the earthquake

Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: Humanitarian Medicine Panel and Q & A

(Guests Welcome)

An interactive discussion with a variety of clinicians who have done extensive work on the frontlines and in the aftermath of pandemics, wars, and natural disasters.  The discussion will include the unfolding crisis in Ukraine and other war-torn areas.  Learn about success stories in addition to opportunities ahead.

Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 8:00 pm MT
Panel Discussion: Erickson, Dobiesz, VanRooyen

Strength Through Compassion: Insights from the Top of Mt.Everest to The North and South Poles

(Guests welcome, not CME)

Join renowned polar explorer, expedition guide, and activist Eric Larsen on a journey through 25 years of groundbreaking expeditions. Eric has completed more North and South Pole expeditions than any other American in history and holds a world record expedition to the South Pole, North Pole, and top of Mt. Everest, all within a 365-day period. Eric masterfully weaves insights about resilience (including his personal battle with cancer), compassion, and the profound connection between humanity and the planet's most remote landscapes. From his stunning photos to humorous stories, and reflections on the strength found in compassion, this presentation is a "must-see" for any adventure lover.

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 8:00 pm MT
Eric Larsen, Polar Explorer and Activist with Multiple World-Records

Eric Larsen - Polar Explorer and Activist with Multiple World-Records

For more information or to register please call

844-WILDCME (844-945-3263)