tom-in-tentWelcome to AdironDoc

In addition to my career as an academic pediatrician, I am an active outdoor educator. I provide services ranging from field education in safe wilderness use techniques to consulting on ropes course operation and facilitation. Please use this site to become familiar with my interests and services!

Recent Publications

Time to start packing Epipens? - 2017, September/October. Adirondac.

Snifflin’, Sneezin’, and Snortin’ - 2017, July/August. Adirondac.

Cleaning Cuts - 2017, May/June. Adirondac.

Still at the Helm - 2017, April 3. CNY 55 Plus -.

Swimmer’s Ear - 2017, March/April. Adirondac.

Upcoming Presentations

“Fifteen Gentlemen and the First Ascent of the High Peak of Essex”

Friday, October 6, 2017

Lecture to a private group on the first climb of Mt. Marcy

“Hiking and Health Potpourri”

Saturday, November 11, 4-5pm

Adirondack Hiking Club – Onondaga Chapter
Orchard Vali Golf Club, Lafayette, NY

“First Aid and CPR/AED for the Challenge Course Professional”

January 30-31, 2018

Association for Challenge Course Technology International Conference
Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

“Where’s the REAL Exposure”

Friday, February 2, 2018

Association for Challenge Course Technology International Conference
Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

“Preparing Youth for Camping and Wilderness Experiences”

Saturday, July 25, 2018

Symposia Medicus 20th Annual Conference on Pediatrics
The Village at Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe, CA

Recent Blogs

Bear Basics - December 19, 2016

More on the dangers of water - September 11, 2015

Can water be bad for you? - September 2, 2015