Dr. Parazynski has spoken all over the world about the rigors, risks and rewards of exploration in extreme environments, deriving important lessons in teamwork, risk management and leadership under the most demanding circumstances, on or off the planet. Among his many presentations, he has:

  • Delivered hundreds of keynotes to corporate leaders, industry and scientific conventions, and major non-profit organizations
  • Presented Medical Grand Rounds at some of the world’s most prestigious medical schools, hospitals and conferences
  • Made countless school visits to students young and old (pre-Kindergarden through Post-Doctoral Fellows)
  • Appeared on all major US broadcast networks as well as many overseas TV networks, discussing various aspects of the space program, the importance of exploration, STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and technological innovation
  • Filmed as team physician and summit climber during Discovery Channel’s 3rd season of: “Everest: Beyond the Limit”
  • Video: The University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine Commencement 2014 Scott E. Parazynski, MD Chief Medical Officer and Director, Polar Medical Operations.

  • Video: Scott Parazynski, Retired NASA Astronaut
    (7-time space walker): – BBC Horizons, Kevlar®:
    Journey From Top to Bottom

  • A few of the many organizations and groups he has spoken to include:



    Corporate Leadership/Industry Keynotes:



    Non-Profit Organization Keynotes:



    Medical Conference Keynotes:



    School & Public Addresses:

    “A real-life adventurer, Scott Parazynski M.D. took the audience on a journey to the top of the Earth and beyond through his stories and magnificent photographs. On a night for Special Olympics Texas to take a look through time and marvel at 40 years of memories, Scott Parazynski demonstrated that he too shares the belief that no dream is too big and anything is possible.”

    – President and CEO for Special Olympics Texas, Margaret Larsen