"The goal of a CME AWAY® conference by Sea Courses is to provide the very best opportunity for health care professionals to not only LEARN but to CONNECT with peers in a stimulating yet RELAXING environment."

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Meet Our Team

Medical Director


Dr. Sol Stern

B.Sc., M.Sc., MD, MCFP Dr. Stern is a Family Physician and the Former Chief of Staff at Halton Healthcare Services in Oakville, Ontario. … See more

Medical Advisory Board


Dr. John Axler

MD CCFP FCFP John Axler MD, CCFP, FCFP is an Assistant Professor in the U of T Faculty of Medicine, Dep’t of Family … See more


Dr. Jeff Habert

MD, CCFP, FCFP Dr. Habert is a Family Physician in Thornhill for the last 28 years. He is an Assistant Professor in the … See more


Dr. Kathryn Giles

MD, MSc, FRCPC Dr. Kathryn Giles completed her medical school and neurology residency at the University of Toronto and moved straight to Cambridge … See more


Dr. Lydia Hatcher

MD, CCFP, FCFP, CHE, D-CAPM Dr. Hatcher graduated with her MD in 1982 from Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN).  She received certification with … See more


Dr. Roman Jovey

Dr. Jovey, a family physician and emergency physician for 20 years, closed his practice in 1999, to focus on his twin interests of … See more


Dr. Mitchell Shulman

Dr. Mitch Shulman (or Dr Mitch as he’s known to his many fans on radio, TV and print) has always loved teaching and … See more

Owner & CEO


Ron Dawick

Ron and his wife Heather are the owners of CME AWAY® by Sea Courses. Ron has spent his entire career (over 50 years) in the travel business. His experience includes holding senior executive positions at airlines, tour operators and retail travel companies. He joined forces with Sea Courses in 2015. He recognized the unique nature of the business and welcomed the opportunity to build on its success. In the past 8 years, not only has the company expanded its cruise offerings, but, in response to demand, has added resort and land tours, giving Sea Courses the most complete array of CME AWAY® opportunities for physicians and other health care workers. Ron and Heather enjoy travelling and hope to see you soon at one of our amazing CME conferences.



SuZanne Gosrani

Burlington, Ontario


Margaret Barrie

Burlington, Ontario


Kirsten Dawick

Burlington, Ontario

Operations & Administration


Patricia Allen

Burlington, Ontario


Denise Zammit

Burlington, Ontario

Travel Advisors


Peter Banh

Vancouver, British Columbia


Rachel Clause

Burlington, Ontario


Ginny Coles

Burlington, Ontario


Lucia Jorge

Burlington, Ontario


Linda Lavoie

Burlington, Ontario


Lisa Metzger

Burlington, Ontario


Telma Prior

Burlington, Ontario