The National Conference on

Wilderness Medicine

Streamed Live and On-Demand
from Big Sky, MT

February 20 - 24, 2021

Take advantage of our deep discounted lodging rates for slope side condos and hotels (see lodging options below)!

Conference Highlights

  • All conference presentations will be broadcasted online with interactive live Q/A sessions.

  • Enjoy the interactive presentations (27.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits) from your room at Big Sky Resort, home, or anywhere - you choose!

  • Optional outdoor workshops are available for on-site conference attendees, and virtual workshops are available for online attendees.

  • On-demand access to all presentations included for 3 months!

  • Big Sky Ski Resort is famous for no lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and spectacular terrain

  • Lectures count toward Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider Certification (AWEP Certification®)

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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.

OPTIONAL 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.

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.

Accreditation

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.75 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 27.75 hours of nursing credit.

Read more about accreditation.

LODGING AT BIG SKY

We have reserved a wide selection of hotel rooms and condominiums for conference participants. See the list below for a sampling of accomodations. 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.

Discounted Ski Lift Tickets

Conference attendees and their guests can purchase discounted lift tickets to Big Sky Ski Resort in advance and save up to 35%!

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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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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TIMOTHY B. ERICKSON, MD
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VALERIE DOBIESZ, MD
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HOWARD J.
DONNER, MD
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JOSEPH B. SERRA, 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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Danny KIBBEE
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GARY KIBBEE
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Tuition

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Physician$595
PA, NP, Nurse$485
Residents, Paramedics, EMTs$295
Students$250

"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 $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

844-945-3263 

or

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).

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

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

  • Costa Rica Multi-Sport

    Jan 16 - 26, 2021

  • Patagonia Classic

    Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021

  • Northern Patagonia, Futaleufu

    Jan 26 - Feb 3, 2021

  • Big Sky Ski Resort, MT

    Feb 20 - 24, 2021

  • Fiji Multi-Sport

    Feb 27 - Mar 6, 2021

  • Belize Fly-Fishing & Water Sports Adventure

    Mar 20 - 26, 2021

  • Galapagos Small Yacht

    April 2 - 12, 2021

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

  • Costa Rica Multi-Sport

    Jan 16 - 26, 2021

  • Patagonia Classic

    Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021

  • Northern Patagonia, Futaleufu

    Jan 26 - Feb 3, 2021

  • Big Sky Ski Resort, MT

    Feb 20 - 24, 2021

  • Fiji Multi-Sport

    Feb 27 - Mar 6, 2021

  • Belize Fly-Fishing & Water Sports Adventure

    Mar 20 - 26, 2021

  • Galapagos Small Yacht

    April 2 - 12, 2021