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Wilderness Medicine

Medicine and the Spirit of Adventure

Wilderness Medicine, Medicine and the sprit of adventure

Wilderness Medicine Conference Testimonials

"The premiere Wilderness and Expedition Medicine CME conferences since 1982"

Testimonials from your colleagues.
"This was the most FUN and most INTERESTING and most RELEVANT medical conference I have ever attended!"
Sue Rominick, MD - Rheumatology

"Phenomenal course with much content not available in other programs! ... excellent, in-depth, very relevant, and practical."
Joseph Leader, M.D. Pediatrics Lexington, Mass.

"Inspirational... Excellent, well-organized, and fun! Very practical."
Nan Herriot, MD - Internal Medicine

"Great course! Unlike any I have ever been to. Would come again."
Donald Knight, MD - Radiology - Chapin, SC

"The course excited me... every topic and every lecture had a perl of information that will help me in my practice or my outdoor activities."
Charles Katz, MD - ENT- SLC, Utah

"Couldn't be a better course"
Tabasum Isram, MD - Family Practice - Greenwood, Az

"Fantastic course. Every lecture seemed highly relevant to the wilderness environment. Great, experienced, charismatic faculty."
Matt Danigelis, MD - Emergency Medicine - Florence, Or.

"Incredible conference! The speakers were wonderful and the sessions were exceptional. I hope to be back soon."
Susan Wise, PA - Hayrsville, NC

"This is the one CME course I try not to miss. Always fantastic and inspirational."
Peter Dangvu, MD - Family Medicine - Huntington Beach, Ca

"Best CME course I've attended. Very practical and useful information. Presentations were excellent and concise."
Christine Sponagle, MD ---Ob/ Gyn - Waukesha, Wi

"Your Santa Fe Wilderness Medicine conference was one of the best meetings I've ever attended. Congratulations!"
James Munis, MD, PhD - Departments of Anesthesiology, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Mayo Clinic Rochester

"I enjoyed myself immensely and loved every moment of the experience. I want to complement you on the organization of the week. Everything went off perfectly, which speaks of all the planning you did to make this course a wonderful success..."
Robert Derlet, M.D. - Professor and Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center

"Blew me away! Incredibly inspirational, high-quality education. Surpassed my expectations."
Jennifer Cramer, RN - Salt Lake City, Utah

"This was probably the best conference Ive attended in my 30 years of practice."
Brent Jackson, MD - Family Practice - Fillmore, Utah

"I attended the Wilderness Medicine Conference as a representative from CAL/ACEP education committee....it was an excellent conference. In fact, it was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."
Katie Hurt , MD

"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 (Emergency Medicine)

"The only conference Ive attended where I was continuously riveted to my seat and yearned for more."
Jeff Robertson, MD, Seattle, WA

"Entire faculty was incredible! The most fun course I have been to...I didnt want it to end..."
Catherine Worthy, FNP, Higgonum, CT

"Far and away the best CME conference Ive been to."
Drew Trimakas,MD Bellingham, Wa.

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

"Fantastic conference...very professional...easy interaction with speakers...faculty demonstrated superior knowledge and a wealth of practical experience."
Keith Henderson, DO Douglasville, PA

"Outstanding speakers. I have never enjoyed a medical conference more. You guys inspire me to reach higher."
Frank Newton, MD (USAOC) Fort Bragg, NC

"Most enjoyable and useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years. I hope to return every year hereafter."
Alan Lyn, MD FP/OB Santa Paula, Ca.

"Excellent speakers, entertaining topics...practical and easy to follow. Much more educational than I anticipated."
Bette Boysen, MD FP/Peds Gainesville, Fla.

"The faculty made learning enjoyable...lots of great info...excellent format...great setting."
Audrey Konow, MD (IM/EM) Yorba Linda, CA

"Best CME ever! This will be a trip we will remember forever!" Awesome itinerary! Wonderful faculty-tops in knowledge! I learned many new things from all of the faculty."
Ken Mason, MD --- Anesthesiology

"Superb faculty with an optimal blend of academic and practical skills. Course content was relevant, useful, and action-packed. Meals were like five star in the wilderness!"
Alex Levin, MD

"Phenomenal guide staff! Top notch! Everyone was eager to make your experience a positive one. Faculty is knowledgable and easy to approach. You Cant beat the itinerary!"
Randi Wagner, MD Family Practice

"Everyone on the faculty was fabulous. I love them all. Excellent guide staff. Location is beautiful, remote, relaxing, and conducive to joyful learning. This course has enhanced who I am."
Susan Ralston, ARNP, Phoenix, AZ

"Awesome faculty, very knowledgable, and they communicate well. Friendly and very competent guides. Food was too good! Beautiful location! Activities were a good balance of challenge for our group."
Bill Schroa, MD - Family Practice, Durango, Colo.

"Faculty were all personable and very knowledgable and fun! I love to listen to them! I loved the hands-on course content. Guide staff was great and very helpful. Excellent meals. Course was very well set up and organized."
Heather Smith, RN

"Faculty was excellent, Enthusiastic and easy to relate to - a great group!. There was a Great variety of course topics. Guide staff was also great- very friendly and eager to help. Scenarios are great teaching tools."
Russel Smith, MD Family Medicine

"Hands-on content that is useful in any situation where supplies and resources limited"
Randi Wagner, MD Family Practice

"Memorable. Beautiful location. Informative and practical faculty. Excellent and useful course content. Friendly guides."
Sammy Chang, MD - Pediatrics

What Your Colleagues Have Said About Previous Courses...

"Amazing! Had a wonderful experience. Probably the best conference Ive ever attended. Your instructors are incredible!"
Lane Heder, MD - Family Practice Layton, Utah

"Fabulous conference! Practical and useful both personally and professionally. Great speakers! I will encourage primary care docs to attend."
Sheri Ross, MD Pediatrics Lake Forest, Ill.

"Wonderful conference with very knowledgable speakers and great course content."
Michelle Kirschbaum, MD Family Practice Denver, Colo.

"Incredible course applicable to urban medical practice as well as the wilderness."
Francis Henderson, MD Emergency Medicine Rogers, Az

"The best of the best speakers! Great locations! Very solid and complete educational content. "
Cheryl Sualisz, MD - Occupational Med- Northville, Mi.

"This is my third year that Ive attended this conference and Im already looking forward to next year."
Joan Beckwith, MD Internal Medicine Merion Station, Pa.

"Informative and inspirational. I left thinking of additional ways to make a difference. Excellent review of wilderness medical problems and how to respond to them."
Don Holdaway, MD Dermatology Logan, Utah

"This course is great for the novice to become more interested in Wilderness Medicine."
Melissa Stapp, MD ER- Gerald, Mo.

"This is my third time at this meeting-it continues to be superb!"
Richard Terry, MD Cardiology Moraga, CA

"Wide variety of topicsexcellent, experienced speakersaward-winning evening programs!"
Cheryl Sualisz, MD - Occupational Med- Northville, Mi.

"The speakers were phenomenal! Broad base of knowledge. Great visuals."
Sheri Ross, MD Pediatrics Lake Forest, Ill.

"Would be hard to improve this course. Excellent audiovisuals. The only conference I've attended where I was continuously riveted to my seat and yearned for more."
Jeff Robertson, MD, Seattle, WA

"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 (Emergency Medicine)

"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) Dallas, TX

"Entire faculty was incredible! The most fun course I have been to...I didn't want it to." -Catherine Worthy, FNP, Higgonum, CT

"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

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

"This is the first vacation I've had in 10 years - I can't imagine a better use of time."
D. Townemauser, MD (Cardiology) Glendale, CA

"Fantastic conference...very professional...easy interaction with speakers...faculty demonstrated superior knowledge and a wealth of practical experience.'
Keith Henderson, DO Douglasville, PA

"Outstanding speakers. I have never enjoyed a medical conference more. You guys inspire me to reach higher."
Frank Newton, MD (USAOC) Fort Bragg, NC

"Most enjoyable and useful conference I've attended in the last 20 years. I hope to return every year hereafter."
Alan Lyn, MD FP/OB Santa Paula, Ca.

"Excellent speakers, entertaining topics...practical and easy to follow. Much more educational than I anticipated."
Bette Boysen, MD FP/Peds Gainesville, Fla.

"The faculty made learning enjoyable...lots of great info...excellent format...great setting."
Audrey Konow, MD (IM/EM) Yorba Linda, CA

"I was 'glued' to ... topics and speakers...very interesting presentations from ALL"
Debbie Williamson, RN (Critical Care) Somerset, CA

"Great pace, practical information, fun, great location. Faculty inspiring, very friendly, accessible, and motivated to teach."
Jody Johnson, MD (EM) Royal Oak, MI

"Presentations were fascinating, informative...held my attention. Practical even in a suburban setting. Faculty is awesome."
Raymond L. Ebarb, MD (FP) W. Sayville, NY

"Excellent faculty with inspiring presentations...wonderful syllabus."
Carol Plotsky, MD (Peds) Potomoc , MD

"Enjoyable, intriguing - exciting area of medicine"
Jim Sharp, MD Waco, Tx

"Very exciting and interesting course that covers a different scope from traditional medicine. Outstanding faculty."
Rick Daugherty, MD (FP) Belle, MO

"Outstanding...Best of the best. I don't know how you could make it any better."

Mike Dehuff, MD, Shawnee, OK

"Absolutely the most comprehensive...the most enjoyable setting...most efficient course administration have made this a delightful experience and a wonderful investment of time."
MD, West Plains, MO

This was the single best enjoyable CME conference I have ever been to. So very practical. I will be back next year!
Paul Heilborn, MD, FAAFP, Jackson, MI

"Entire faculty was incredible! The most fun course I have been to. I didn't want it to end..."
Catherine Worthy, FNP, Higganum, CT


"Top notch, world class!"
Eric Kuamme, RN, Tehachapi, CA

.."Inspirational! Overall excellent review of Wilderness Medicine, Excellent slides, info and techniques."
Jeff Robertson, MD, Emergency Medicine, Seattle, WA

"I couldn't miss anything...I was afraid I would miss something useful! Best conference I've ever been to."
Rebecca Stout, MD, Family Practice, Lancaster, CA

"A wilderness adventure with top-notch staff providing excellent food , fun and facts. Beautiful scenery and outstanding faculty make this a must do for every outdoor enthusiast and medical types alike"
Kristen Wheeler, RN, BSN Phoenix, Az

"Overall a great, wonderful, exciting, and relaxing trip. The faculty and staff were the best thanks for all of the helpful and smiling faces each day I will definitely be back."

"The most informative, hands-on, interesting CME I have ever attended. Instructors well-versed and entertaining guides very safety oriented and helpful food was amazing! This was the best CME I have attended in my 13 years of practice and I look forward to attending again"
Dan Weiler, MD

"Cannot say enough good about this course! Excellent in every way! Fabulous course contentperfect location. Will highly recommend this course to others!"
Robert Kenton, MD Radiology, Reno, NV

"Awesome faculty! Most incredible CME location Ive ever attended! Every meal is a feast! Ill refer many people!"
Tamara Hughes, MD Henagar, Ala.

"Exceptional faculty, fantastic setting.nice balance of CME and fun! Team building activities helped build a cohesive group"
James Minton, MD Clovis, Ca

"Wow! Blown away with the caliber of the faculty! The wide array of personal experience of the faculty makes for an extremely educational and entertaining experience. Very motivational...a great experience! I will be back!"
Sonja Newton, R.N.

"Most exciting conference I have taken in 36 years of medical practice!"
Jani Delachio, MD Emergency Medicine

"All CME should be like this! A wealth of knowledge communicated in a wonderful manner! Course content was great for anyone who enjoys the outdoors---no matter what level. Guides were fun and safety oriented. Faculty was enthusiastic, knowledgable, and approachable. Food was amazing - I gained 5 pounds! Location was beautiful and so relaxing. My non-medical spouse loved the course and attended the lectures. Perfect combination of CME and fun!"
Deborah Wilson, MD Family Medicine / ER

"Great course, great people, great rafting! Outstanding course content taught by the best faculty of any course I have attended.."
Dave Peters, MD Anesthesia - Fort Worth , Texas

"This is a special course for everyone involved. Lovely location and fantastic meals! Faculty is overwhelmingly knowledgable and experienced."
Chris Kargel, DO - Family Practice

"Faculty was exceptional, inspirational and funny. The faculty has amazing experience that they communicate magnificently! Course content was balanced and interesting. Guide staff was skilled and wonderful. Perfect trip itinerary. Excellent meals".
Dave Montgomery, MD Ob-Gyn

"Faculty were outstanding speakers with great knowledge. Beautiful location. Very fun and friendly guides. Best food Ive eaten in a while. Definitely a course I will always remember!"
Carrie Teague, RN

"A wonderful experience for our entire family! Perfect blend of practical knowledge taught by excellent faculty. "
David Dodson, MD Internal Medicine Palm Beach , Fla.

"Amazing course to take my 18 year old son who loved all the lectures. Amazing speakers".
Tim Zuk, MD

"Location is great...food was amazing...lecturers were top quality. I may come back as the trip was so fun."
Su Yi, MD

"Great camp, awesome guides, spectacular meals, informative speakers."
Christen Harmeyer, RN

"Beautiful location...meals like a 5-star restaurant....great guides and faculty...I want to do this many more times!"
Ron Rogers, MD

"Thanks again for hosting a great trip! It was like the summer camp that I wish I had gone on as a kid. What a great escape to not worry about anything and let you plan our activities and food. It was a little hard to return to my office and the real world afterwards."
Su Yi, M.D.