The National Conference on

Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Ski Resort, Montana

February 22 - 26, 2020

Conference Highlights

  • Join outdoor-minded clinicians from all specialties for the largest & longest running conference on Wilderness Medicine

  • Up to 37.5 hours of CME presentations & practical hands-on workshops taught by renowned faculty

  • Big Sky Ski Resort is famous for short lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and spectacular terrain

  • The "Biggest Skiing in America," Big Sky gives you access to more skiing and total vertical feet than anywhere in the US.

  • A wide variety of family-friendly activities including exploring Yellowstone National Park in the uncrowded and majestic winter season

  • Big Sky is easily accessible with numerous flights to nearby Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)

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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 Certification®.

OPTIONAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

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

INSPIRATIONAL EVENING PROGRAMS

The conference is also highlighted by exciting high adventure evening programs presented by legendary adventurers including David Breashears. Topics include compelling stories about thrilling expeditions to remote regions. Guests are welcome! Get Inspired and learn more.

CHILDREN'S & TEEN'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

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

Accreditation

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Pending approval, this activity is also anticipated to offer AOA Category 2-A CME credit and AAFP/ACEP credit.

The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts category 1 CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This course is also accredited for up to 37.75 hours of Nursing credit.

Read more about accreditation.

LODGING AT BIG SKY

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

Big Sky is easily accessible with numerous flights to nearby Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN).  Big Sky is 43 miles south of Bozeman, and the drive takes you along the spectacular Gallatin River, star of the movie A River Runs Through It. Read more about traveling to Big Sky and exclusive travel discounts.

Fantastic Recreation!

Big Sky is a winter wilderness recreation paradise - which goes far beyond the legendary downhill skiing.  Trails abound for snowshoeing, ski touring, and wildlife viewing.  Exploring nearby Yellowstone in the uncrowded winter season is spectacular!  Read more about Recreation

Bison Wilderness Medicine in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE

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Ski Touring

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Skiing

Big Sky Winter Zipline Wilderness Medicine

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Snow Mobile CME course

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World-Class Faculty

ERIC A. WEISS, MD
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MICHAEL J.
VANROOYEN, MD
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TIMOTHY B. ERICKSON, MD
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VALERIE DOBIESZ, MD
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TERESA WU, MD
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HOWARD J.
DONNER, MD
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JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD
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PETER HACKETT, MD
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KAREN B. VAN HOESEN, MD
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BERNARD W. DANNENBERG, MD
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LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA
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KYLE ALLRED, PA-C
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SHERYL OLSON, RN
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GARY KIBBEE
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PHILIP WHITE
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DAVID BREASHEARS
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Tuition

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Physician$789
PA, NP$615
Nurse$595
Residents, Medical Students, Paramedics, EMT's$495
Non-Professional (no CME)$425

"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more participants from the same institution can sign up simultaneously and receive a $100 discount on each registration fee.

We're proud to offer a 20% discount to Active Military.

We also offer student scholarships. Please call 844-945-3263 for details.

For more information or to register please call

844-WILDCME (844-945-3263)

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For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

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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).

Student Scholarships Available: 844-945-3263

E-mail: Info@Wilderness-Medicine.com

The Premier Wilderness Medicine CME Conferences Since 1982

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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!"

SANDRA DEVENY, MD (EM)

"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!"

DENISE BASKIND, MD (EM)

"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 Committee...it was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."

KATIE HURT, MD

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

DANIEL NORDIN, MD INTERNAL MEDICINE

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