This event is NOT cancelled.

Sorry for the confusion and miscommunication!

The event is still on as scheduled.


Not Finalized, Tentative

Wednesday May 8th

Coppersmith: Introductions

Ratner: Trauma in the Austere Environment

Work-shops: 1000 and 1100
Coppersmith: Wild Women; Women in the Wilderness
Elliott: Improvised Splints, Litters and Carries
Assisted by: Michael Nguyen MD FACEP, FAWM Candidate, Curtis Flaherty MD, FAWM Candidate, Christopher Kennedy DO, Alex (Stephen) Lee DO, Samantha Gaetani MD, Alay Parikh DO, FAWM Candidate, Mostafa Meleis MD, FAWM Candidate, Chad Keller MD, Charles Wowkanech MD
Ratner: Emergency Airways
Sigal: Foot Maladies: Trench foot, Blister Care, Frost Bite, Gear Selection

1200: Lunch

Fischer: Physics and Physiology of Altitude

Steele: Dive Medicine

Workshops: 1500, 1600
Berggren: Avalanche Rescue
Cobb: Avoiding and Surviving Animal Attacks
Coppersmith: CPR in Wilderness Environment and Canine Rescue
Salen: Traveler's Diarrhea
Stankewicz: Plant Toxins and Dermatitis

Thursday May 9th

Friday May 10th

Favini: Field Management of Orthopedic Problems

Whitmore: Tactical Emergency Medical Services and Tactical Critical Casualty Care

Workshops: 1000, 1100
Fikse: Edible... or Not?
Pester: Managing Disasters on Airplanes
Sharpe: Through-Hiking the AT - Gear, First Aid and Through-Hiking
Steele: Hyperbaric Oxygen and Recompression Therapy

1200: Lunch

Jarod Berggren MD - Wilderness Medicine Skills Course
Clinical Supervisor: Veronica Coppersmith
Assisted by: Samantha Gaetani MD, Christopher Kennedy DO, Curtis Flaherty MD, FAWM Candidate, Danielle Sultan DO, Stephen Alex Lee DO, Mahrukh Malik MD, Alay Parikh DO, FAWM Candidate

R. Jeanmonod: How People Die in the Mountains

Yurachek: Pain Management in the Wilderness - Perspective from a Dying Patient

Workshops 1000, 1100
Snake Envenomation
R. + D. Jeanmonod: Gear Expo - Learn About Gear
Ray: Fire Starting
Rollhauser: Basics of Knot Tying, Anchors, and Rope Rescue

Stankewicz: Hypothermia
Yurachek: Water Procurement and purification

1200: Lunch

D. Jeanmonod: Jungle Medicine

R. Jeanmonod: Pediatric Wilderness Medicine

Workshops: 1500, 1600
Baker: High Altitude
R. + D. Jeanmonod: Gear Expo - Learn About Gear
Ratner/Coppersmith: Snap, Crackle and Pop - Osteopathy in the Backcountry
Survival Signalling
Rollhauser: High Angle Rope Rescue
Yurachek: Survival: Shelter building