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 Primary Care Sports Medicine and

Wilderness Medicine Conference

October 15 - 17, 2023

Delta Hotel by Marriott - South Burlington, Vermont

Conference Details


FacultyLink to Accreditation InformationAttendee Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Course Director

Kim Sikule and her dog 2

Kimberly A. Sikule, MD, CAQSM
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Family Medicine Physician
Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
UVM Medical Center

Course Description

The 2023 Primary Care Sports Medicine and Wilderness Medicine is designed to update knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of common sports medicine and wilderness medicine problems. Topics will include discussions of medical and orthopedic issues. There will be ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and interact with faculty, who hail from the University of Vermont Health Network and local community. The teaching program includes lectures and workshops.


The primary care team, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and other health professionals including physical therapists, athletic trainers, and emergency medical technicians with an interest in sports medicine and wilderness medicine are encouraged to attend.


  1. Describe different treatments for sideline coverages: neck injury, fracture management
  2. Identify uses of alternative modalities to treat acute injuries with acupuncture 
  3. Better educate medical health care team on urgent versus emergent referrals
  4. Develop team-based approaches for wilderness survival skills


JA with Commendation valid until July 31, 2028In support of improving patient care, the Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

For full accreditation details: CLICK HERE



 Regular Registration
by September 15
Late Registration
after September 15
Advanced Practice Professional (PA, NP)$475$525
Nurse, Resident*, PT, AT, and other Health Professional$400$450
Medical Student*$300$350
Emergency Medical Services (EMT)$200$225

Please note that registration fees will increase after September 15, 2023.

Refunds may be obtained, minus an administrative fee of $75, if notice of cancellation is received in writing to by September 15, 2023. Substitutions can be arranged by calling 802-656-2292 but refunds are not possible after September 15, 2023.

*Medical Students and residents are invited to submit a case poster to the course director via email to If submitted by October 1, 2023 and approved by the course director, the registration fee will be reimbursed and attendance will be free of cost. You will need to present the poster at all breaks with vendors. Poster size should be less than 48 by 48. 


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in South Burlington, Vermont. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel as soon as possible and indicate your participation in the course to receive special conference rates ($234 plus tax). Please use this website. Room rates cannot be guaranteed after September 3 at midnight Eastern Time and are based on availability.

Note, if the hotel link above is not working, please call 802-660-7518 for personal assistance 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri; or after-hours call 802-658-0250. Kindly provide the information that you are registered for a conference with the UVM Medical Conference Group.