Event Schedule

Thursday EVENING 6-9 PM

Check-in and Wine and Cheese Social in Exhibit Hall
Enjoy some light bites and libations as you get registered, get to know your colleagues, and visit our exhibitors. Sponsored by Dairy West and ICOM.

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Friday morning

6:30-8 AM Breakfast served in Exhibit Hall

7-10 AM CME Session I in Education Room

  • Robert Wechsler, MD, PhD Epilepsy Overview

  • Robert Wechsler, MD, PhD Psychogenic (Non-epileptic) Seizures

  • Stephen Asher, MD, Diagnosis and Management of Movement Disorders

10 AM -3:30 PM Break

11 AM -Noon Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life, with dr. abhilash desai

2:30-3:30 PM Yoga in The Theater, with Dr. alice blake

3:00-4 PM Afternoon Snacks in Exhibit Hall

3:30-4 PM The teal chair conversation (optional) in education room

4-7:00 CME Session II in Education Room

  • Scott Christensen, MD Practical Aspects in Management of Dementia

  • Abhilash Desai, MD, Dementia Prevention & Treatment

  • James Crawford, MD, Balance & Vertigo


FRIDAY Evening

7-9:00 60th Anniversary Reception and Prizes in the Exhibit Hall

Join us for the yummiest healthy appetizers you and your family will ever taste. We’ll celebrate 60 years of Winter Clinics with a cake and ice cream buffet too. Plus prizes will be available for those who visited exhibitor booths. Hosted by MIEC.


Saturday MORNING

6:30-7 Breakfast Served in Education Room

7-10:30 CME Session III in Education Room

  • Roger Hefflinger, PharmD, An Overview of Medical Cannabis: From Bench to Clinic Application

  • Robert Wechsler, MD, PhD FDA Approved vs. Illegal CBD Oil Preparations in treatment of children with intractable epilepsy  

  • Todd Palmer, MD, Legalized Marijuana: State Epidemiology Update

  • Elke Shaw-Tulloch, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho’s Political Landscape for Cannabis

  • Mr. Hefflinger, Dr. Wechsler, Dr. Palmer, Ms. Shaw-Tulloch, Medical Cannabis Panel Discussion

10:30 AM-6 PM Break

11 AM -Noon Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life, with dr. abhilash desai (repeat of yesterdays session)

1:30-4 PM Ski Races on Brundage Mountain

Men's, women's, and kid's races will be run to see who can take home the trophy this year.

3-4 PM Yoga in The Theater

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5-7 Hosted Social and Ski Race Awards

Join us for color commentary on the downhill runs while enjoying a drink or two. Hosted by DL Evans Bank


7-9 PM Saturday Evening Banquet and Guest Speaker

Will Hughes, PhD, will share how DNA is being used to make materials, machines, and memory in the true-to-life-but-sounds-like-science-fiction applications of nanobiotechnology. Hosted by IMA Financial Services

Dr. William L. Hughes, Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, joined Boise State University in August, 2008. In 2010, he also joined St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho as an affiliate faculty and research council member. He is a member of the university’s interdisciplinary Nanoscale Materials and Device Research Group, where his team engineers biomolecular tools made from DNA. Dr. Hughes has received recognition and funding for science, teaching, and civic engagement.

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6-9:30 PM Kid's Pizza Party and Movies

Free childcare (infant - age 12) for banquet attendees in Shore Lodge's theater where movies, food, and fun will keep your kiddos safe and occupied. Hosted by We Protect Doctors



6:30-7 AM Breakfast in Education Room

7-10 AM CME Session IV in Education Room

  • Lukas Clark, MD, Stroke Management & Post-Acute Care

  • Steven Writer, MD Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure For Secondary Stroke Prevention

  • Ninon Germain, MD & Nicole Fox, MD Psychiatric Pearls for Primary Care (Children and Adults)

10-10:30 AM Attendance Awards in Education Room

Everybody who stays to very end will go home with something. All sorts of cool prizes and winter gear will be available.