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Alaska’s Northern Lights – February 26 – March 5, 2025

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Departing February 26th, 2025 - March 5th, 2025

Take a snowy peek into Alaska. Visit the friendly local towns of the last frontier and bond with energetic sled dogs. Experience a winter glacier cruise among drifting icebergs and playful otters. Spend one night at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, taking in unparalleled views of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Glimpse into the past at Musk Ox Farm. Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky. Step into another time at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses. Travel via Alaska Railroad, take in a landscape of natural beauty, and connect with a deeply rooted heritage.

 

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Faculty & Conference Details

Dr. Robert Hauptman

Dr. Robert Hauptman

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Hauptman is a family physician working in St. Albert, Alberta. He has been working for over 30 years as a physician.  His practice interests include respiratory medicine, spirometry, complex patient care, migraines and geriatrics. Dr. Hauptman formerly worked for 10 years as a pain consultant prior to returning back to family medicine in 2019.  He currently works as a solo practitioner in a busy family practice.

Dr. Hauptman is a nationally recognized medical educator who has given over 1500 presentations to health care providers on a variety of medical topics including asthma, COPD, migraines, IBS and chronic pain. He has also developed many CME programs for family physicians. Currently Dr. Hauptman holds the appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta.

In addition, Dr. Hauptman is one of the founding members of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada, the Pain Society of Alberta and the Chronic Pain Section of the Alberta Medical Association.

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CME Topics

Dr. Hauptman-

  • COPD vs Asthma: Do We Really Need to Worry About Getting the Diagnosis Right?
  • Do Bugs EVER Need Drugs?
  • Migraines Do Not Have to be a Headache!
  • Getting Chronic Cough Right The First Time
  • Understanding Boundaries in Family Medicine—Keeping Yourself Safe
  • Constipation: Are You Straining to Fix the Problem
  • Don’t Be Sad about Managing Depression
  • Let’s Talk About Menopause

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This course is designed for family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.

Conference Tuition Price
FP $1445
Specialist $1395
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1245
Conference Tuition Book Before May 15th, 2024 Book After May 15th, 2024
FP $1295 $1445
Specialist $1295 $1445
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1095 $1245

Alaska’s Northern Lights – February 26 – March 5, 2025

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Sailing February 26th, 2025 - March 5th, 2025

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Robert Hauptman

Dr. Robert Hauptman

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Hauptman is a family physician working in St. Albert, Alberta. He has been working for over 30 years as a physician.  His practice interests include respiratory medicine, spirometry, complex patient care, migraines and geriatrics. Dr. Hauptman formerly worked for 10 years as a pain consultant prior to returning back to family medicine in 2019.  He currently works as a solo practitioner in a busy family practice.

Dr. Hauptman is a nationally recognized medical educator who has given over 1500 presentations to health care providers on a variety of medical topics including asthma, COPD, migraines, IBS and chronic pain. He has also developed many CME programs for family physicians. Currently Dr. Hauptman holds the appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta.

In addition, Dr. Hauptman is one of the founding members of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada, the Pain Society of Alberta and the Chronic Pain Section of the Alberta Medical Association.

TBA

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Specialty:

TBA

About The Speaker

Speaker to be announced

This course is designed for family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.

Conference Tuition
Conference Tuition Book Before May 15th, 2024 Book After May 15th, 2024
FP $1045 $1195
Specialist $1045 $1195
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $845 $995

Venue Information

Take a snowy peek into Alaska. Visit the friendly local towns of the last frontier and bond with energetic sled dogs. Experience a winter glacier cruise among drifting icebergs and playful otters. Spend one night at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, taking in unparalleled views of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Glimpse into the past at Musk Ox Farm. Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky. Step into another time at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses. Travel via Alaska Railroad, take in a landscape of natural beauty, and connect with a deeply rooted heritage.

 

Additional Noteworthy Features

Pike's Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks

Welcome to your Fairbanks hotel on the Chena River, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge. Our friendly staff await you! Pike’s Waterfront Lodge offers comfortable rooms many with scenic views, a steam room, riverside deck, restaurant, a comfortable lounge, and wireless Internet in the public areas and most sleeping rooms. We offer Aveda aromatherapy room amenities. Our hotel is minutes from the Fairbanks Alaska airport, next door to famous Pike’s Landing restaurant.

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna

Embrace Alaska’s quieter side on a cozy getaway in Talkeetna by soaking in peaceful days and tranquil winter nights. Warm up after a day of adventure by the crackling fire in front of our stunning 46-foot river-rock fireplace, unplug and relax with a glass of wine or a local craft beer and linger over tasty meals at Base Camp Bistro and Lounge. Just down the hill, the village of Talkeetna is peaceful, cheerful and full of adventure. Plus, we have that unrivaled view of Denali and some of the finest aurora viewing in Alaska right from our deck.

Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage

In the heart of downtown Anchorage, within three blocks of the Egan and Dena'ina convention centers, 5th Avenue Mall, and the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. The lobby features an extensive collection of Alaskan art. You can visit the fitness center and relax in the indoor pool and steam room. The Hilton Anchorage has a business center open 24 hours.    

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / Details
February 26th Fairbanks, Alaska
February 27th Fairbanks, Alaska 8:00am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 3:00pm
February 28th Fairbanks, Alaska
February 29th Fairbanks, Alaska 8:00am - 10:00am
March 1st Talkeetna, Alaska
March 2nd Anchorage, Alaska
March 3rd Anchorage, Alaska
March 4th Anchorage, Alaska8

Detailed Port Descriptions

Day 1 - Wednesday, February 26             Fairbanks

Your journey starts in Fairbanks, in the great state of Alaska. Originally a gold rush boomtown, now known as the ’Golden Heart of Alaska’. Transfer from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to your hotel. Hotel: Pikes Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks

Day 2 -     Thursday, February 27             Fairbanks

Today after breakfast you will begin your CME sessions.

Day 3 - Friday, February 28                       Fairbanks

Feel the brisk air and discover Fairbanks, the perfect combination of nature and civilization. Look into the past at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses from times gone by. Hop in a car yourself, throw on some flapper accessories, and pose for a perfect souvenir snapshot. In the afternoon, embrace the Iditarod spirit and try your hand at dog mushing, stepping into a sled with an expert guide and gliding over the snow with your very own pack of sled dogs. Stay for dinner at the kennel owner’s home and learn more about what the life of a musher is like. Later this evening, chase the legendary northern lights, considered one of the most amazing natural spectacles in the world. Walk out in the snow under an unspoiled bed of stars and search for the shimmering hues of purple and green. (B, D)

Day 4 -  Saturday, March 01                      Fairbanks

Enjoy a full day at leisure in the city of Fairbanks. Take this opportunity to relax or flex your sense of adventure with optional excursions: consider flightseeing to the Arctic Circle. Later in the evening, enjoy a final chance to spot the northern lights. (B)

Day 5 -  Sunday, March 02                         Fairbanks—Alaska Railroad—Talkeetna

Begin your day hopping on Alaska Railroad’s Snow Train for a full-day journey to Talkeetna. Sit back and relax as you are whisked away, through snow-covered mountains and striking valleys. Have your cameras ready – the train conductor will point out wildlife as you pass by. Lunch is included in the train’s dining car. Check into the iconic Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, perched on a ridge offering unforgettable views of Denali. Later, perhaps you will spend some time on the Lodge’s expansive deck; a great place to enjoy some hot cocoa by the roaring fireplace in the great room. (B, L, D) Hotel: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna

Day 6 - Monday, March 03                       Talkeetna—Palmer—Anchorage

Start your day with a lecture on the down-to-earth Alaskan lifestyle before taking a step into the past when you visit Musk Ox Farm. Learn about the Musk Ox project – a sustainable domestication effort that has worked to preserve, protect, and increase awareness for these wooly creatures since 1954. Your day concludes in Anchorage, an urban enclave surrounded by wilderness. (B) Hotel: Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage

 Day 7 -  Tuesday, March 04                     Anchorage

Head to Whittier and embark on an incomparable glacier cruise of Prince William Sound, narrated by an expert guide. Blue skies collide with stark white glaciers, and playful otters dip in and out of the calm waters. Embrace the sheer magnitude of Alaska’s natural beauty as you venture through a geological wonderland. Feel like a true explorer during a beach landing.* Toast to your Alaskan adventure at a farewell dinner in a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 8 -  Wednesday, March 05              Anchorage

Enjoy a relaxing morning before heading to the Anchorage Museum. Alaska’s largest museum tells the story of the states multi-faceted culture and history from many different perspectives. The remainder of your day is at leisure. A day room has been extended for your use before your transfer to the airport. (B)  Note: Flights must not be booked to depart any sooner than 3pm      

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There are no Pre or Post Tours for this itinerary.  To build your own, or simply add hotel nights, please speak with your Advisor.
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