15th Annual Virtual Southeastern Student Wilderness Medicine Conference March 11-12th 2022
Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Are you looking for opportunities to merge your interests in outdoor adventures with your future as a healthcare provider?
Blue Ridge Adventure Medicine has partnered with Wake Forest University and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to host the 15th annual SE Student Wilderness Medicine Conference virtually on March 11-12th, 2022.
This FREE conference will provide both didactic and hands-on opportunities to build your knowledge on how to manage common emergencies in austere environments and improvise with limited resources. Nationally renowned healthcare providers with careers focused in wilderness medicine will host sessions ranging from Wilderness Toxicology, ultrasound, Avalanche and Hypothermia Management, and more.
Registration: Register now! When you register you will receive a link to a spreadsheet with live schedule and links. They will be continually updated so make sure to check back on the day of the event for most up to date options! Based on our virtual platform registration will be limited - so register now!
Conference Gear: Coming soon! Order a t-shirt, stickers or other exciting logo gear!
Speaker Line Up: KEYNOTE - Lara Phillips, MD: Thomas Jefferson University Director of Wilderness Medicine Dr. Henderson McGinnis, MD: Wake Forest University WM Fellowship Director Stephanie Lareau, MD: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellowship Director Jennifer Hannum, MD: Wake Forest University, Toxicologist Patrick Reynolds, MD: Wake Forest University, Neurologist Matt Smith, 18D US Army Special Operations Command Aaron Epstein, MD: President, Global Surgical Medical Support Group Jessie Gehner, MD: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Asst. Fellowship Director Chris Davis, MD: Wake Forest University WM Asst. Fellowship Director Justin Gardner, DO: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellowship Faculty Claire Wilsey, PA: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellowship Faculty Cal Staben, MD: Wake Forest University WM Fellow Alex Axtell, PA: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellow Ty Stannard, MD: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellow Carver Haines, MD: Virginia Tech Carilion WM Fellow Chris Peluso, DO: Wake Forest University Emergency Medicine Alexandra Dinello, MD: Western Michigan University Emergency Medicine Walter Schrading, MD: University of Alabama Birmingham Director of WM Jenna White, MD: University of New Mexico Emergency Medicine Mary Showstark, PA-C: Yale Institute of Global Health Mirela Bruza-Augatis, PA-C: Seton Hall University Physician Assistant Michael Beuhler, MD: Medical Director, NC Poison Control Hillary Irons, MD: University of Massachusetts Emergency Medicine Michael Caudell, MD: Medical College of Georgia Emergency Medicine Stuart Harris, MD: Massachusetts General Hospital WM Fellowship Director Schedule: Friday March 11 8pm: WM Trivia Competition: Test your knowledge in this fun, interactive competition. Saturday March 12 9:00 AM Keynote Speaker, Dr. Lara Phillips 10:00- 5:00PM: Small group lectures
The conference is open to outdoor enthusiasts and all current or future healthcare providers interested in wilderness medicine.
The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask -Nancy Newhall
The greatest adventure is what lies ahead -JRR Tolkien