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Sandals Grande Antigua – November 15 – 22, 2025

At Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

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Departing November 15th, 2025 - November 22nd, 2025

Voted the “World’s Most Romantic Resort” year after year, adults-only hotel Sandals Grande Antigua is located on Antigua’s best and most famous beach, Dickenson Bay. Explore the Caribbean Beachfront Village, a charming seaside garden oasis graced by meandering pathways, majestic palms and cooling Trade winds. Then step into a realm of chic sophistication where European grandeur unfolds from the hillside to villas-by-the-sea at the Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Oceanview Village. Come relax at a hotel located on silky-soft, pure white sands and let the warmth of the Caribbean fill your senses.

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Faculty & Conference Details

Dr. Carolyn Stark

Dr. Carolyn Stark

Specialty:

Psychiatry

About The Speaker

Dr. Stark graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) from the University of Waterloo and a MSc (OT) from McMaster University.  After practicing as an Occupational Therapist at CAMH in the Schizophrenia Program, she completed a Medical Degree from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and her Postgraduate training in Psychiatry at McMaster University.  She is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in the Southern Medical program, and is in clinical practice at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC as a Psychiatrist in an acute inpatient setting.  She holds several leadership roles including Department Head of Psychiatry, Executive Member of her Physician Association, and as a Hospital Foundation Board Director.  She has a keen interest in teaching, and facilitates the Psychiatry rotations for both undergraduate and postgraduate learners at her teaching site.  She has been recognized for her Excellence in teaching, receiving awards from both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and is currently an Examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  She enjoys living in the beautiful mountain community of Rossland, BC with her family and has diverse practice interests as a Generalist in Psychiatry.

Dr. Devina Wadhwa

Dr. Devina Wadhwa

Specialty:

Psychiatry, Pharmacy

About The Speaker

Dr. Wadhwa is a general psychiatrist currently working in Thunder Bay, Northern Ontario.
She graduated from University of British Columbia where she completed a degree in Pharmacy and worked as a community pharmacist for a short time prior to pursuing a career in Medicine. She went on to complete her residency in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wadhwa enjoys the breadth of rural acute care psychiatry and is involved with work in the emergency room setting, inpatient unit and the consultation liaison service. Dr. Wadhwa loves teaching, and is involved with teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students at NOSMU and is currently an Examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Wadhwa has a keen interest in physician wellness and as a certified yoga teacher with the Canadian Yoga Alliance enjoys bringing mindfulness and yoga in her work and teaching.

CME Topics

Dr. Carolyn Stark -

  • Management of Treatment refractory depression
  • Mental Health Law & Consent and Capacity
  • MAID and the Psychiatric patient - Where are we at
  • The Neuropsychiatric Effects of Corticosteroids
  • Toxidromes and the agitated patient
  • Psychedelics and Psychiatry

Dr. Wadhwa -

  • Doctor I cannot sleep, help me!
  • Alcohol Use- how much is too much?
  • Trauma- lets talk about big T and little t
  • Physician Wellness and moral injury
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Delirium
 

Cruise, Land, Resort must be booked through CME AWAY®.

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 February 15th, 2025 Book After February 15th, 2025
FP $1295 $1445
Specialist $1295 $1445
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1095 $1245

Sandals Grande Antigua – November 15 – 22, 2025

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Sailing November 15th, 2025 - November 22nd, 2025

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Carolyn Stark

Dr. Carolyn Stark

Specialty:

Psychiatry

About The Speaker

Dr. Stark graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) from the University of Waterloo and a MSc (OT) from McMaster University.  After practicing as an Occupational Therapist at CAMH in the Schizophrenia Program, she completed a Medical Degree from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and her Postgraduate training in Psychiatry at McMaster University.  She is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in the Southern Medical program, and is in clinical practice at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC as a Psychiatrist in an acute inpatient setting.  She holds several leadership roles including Department Head of Psychiatry, Executive Member of her Physician Association, and as a Hospital Foundation Board Director.  She has a keen interest in teaching, and facilitates the Psychiatry rotations for both undergraduate and postgraduate learners at her teaching site.  She has been recognized for her Excellence in teaching, receiving awards from both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and is currently an Examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  She enjoys living in the beautiful mountain community of Rossland, BC with her family and has diverse practice interests as a Generalist in Psychiatry.

Dr. Devina Wadhwa

Dr. Devina Wadhwa

Specialty:

Psychiatry, Pharmacy

About The Speaker

Dr. Wadhwa is a general psychiatrist currently working in Thunder Bay, Northern Ontario.
She graduated from University of British Columbia where she completed a degree in Pharmacy and worked as a community pharmacist for a short time prior to pursuing a career in Medicine. She went on to complete her residency in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wadhwa enjoys the breadth of rural acute care psychiatry and is involved with work in the emergency room setting, inpatient unit and the consultation liaison service. Dr. Wadhwa loves teaching, and is involved with teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students at NOSMU and is currently an Examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Wadhwa has a keen interest in physician wellness and as a certified yoga teacher with the Canadian Yoga Alliance enjoys bringing mindfulness and yoga in her work and teaching.

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 February 15th, 2025 Book After February 15th, 2025
FP $1045 $1195
Specialist $1045 $1195
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $845 $995

Venue Information

Voted the “World’s Most Romantic Resort” year after year, adults-only hotel Sandals Grande Antigua is located on Antigua’s best and most famous beach, Dickenson Bay. Explore the Caribbean Beachfront Village, a charming seaside garden oasis graced by meandering pathways, majestic palms and cooling Trade winds. Then step into a realm of chic sophistication where European grandeur unfolds from the hillside to villas-by-the-sea at the Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Oceanview Village. Come relax at a hotel located on silky-soft, pure white sands and let the warmth of the Caribbean fill your senses.

Additional Noteworthy Features

What's Included?

  • Unlimited fine dining at 11 restaurants
  • Unlimited premium liquors
  • 7 bars, including swim-up bar
  • Stocked bar in every hotel room
  • PADI-Certified SCUBA diving and equipment
  • Snorkeling and equipment
  • Hobie Cats,  paddleboards and kayaks
  • Tennis and Land Sports
  • Day and Night entertainment and live shows
  • Round trip airport transfers

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / Details
November 15th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 16th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 17th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 18th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 19th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 20th Sandals Grande Antigua
November 21st Sandals Grande Antigua
November 22nd Sandals Grande Antigua

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

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