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Sandals South Coast, Jamaica – November 9-16, 2024

At Sandals Southcoast

Topics: Family MedicineOncologyPain Management

Departing November 9th, 2024 - November 16th, 2024

Sandals South Coast is the perfect combination of European civility in an all-beachfront resort. From all-new Over-the-Water Bungalows, an overwater bar, and a romantic Over-the-Water Chapel, Sandals South Coast brings guests closer than ever to the water. Set on a 2-mile stretch of Jamaica’s south coast’s most pristine white-sand beach and nestled within a 500-acre nature preserve, this spectacular seaside oasis features three distinctive European Villages. Relax by one of three pools, including Jamaica’s largest, or dine at the new Sushi on the Sand restaurant. At night, extravagant bonfire areas and fire pits add to the glow of this truly unique destination in the heart of paradise.

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Faculty & Conference Details

Dr. Jeff Habert

Dr. Jeff Habert

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Jeffrey Habert is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also an Investigating Coroner for the City of Toronto and is Co-Editor of Canadian Primary Care Today (launched Q1 2023).

Dr. Habert is a former Peer Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (19 years). He has an interest in the use of clinical practice guidelines and has participated on committees to establish guidelines in the areas of Depression, Stroke, ASA in Primary Care and Thrombosis. He is the Previous co-chair of Thrombosis Canada Clinical Guides.

He is currently serving as a Co-Author for the 2023 CANMAT MDD Guidelines and has recently been invited to join the Dissemination and Implementation Steering Committee of Diabetes Canada for 2023-2024. Dr. Habert was recently awarded the Gerald S. Wong Award from Diabetes Canada for significant contributions to Diabetes. His clinical interests are varied, and include Diabetes, Obesity, Depression, ADHD, Insomnia, Thrombosis/Stroke, Lipids and Osteoporosis. He is also published in many of the previously mentioned areas in addition to others.

Dr. Habert is a national speaker in the multiple areas and actively participates on Scientific Committees involved in the creation of educational programs.

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Specialty:

Oncology

About The Speaker

Eileen Rakovitch MD MSc FRCPC is a radiation oncologist, and an Associate Professor and Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. She is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and is the LC Campbell Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research. She has an active clinical practice and leads a research program that aims to improve the care of women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and to identify women with DCIS who are at greatest risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

Dr. Sol Stern

Dr. Sol Stern

Specialty:

Family Medicine & Pain Management

About The Speaker

Dr. Sol Stern obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto in 1982 after obtaining a BSc and MSc at the same university.  He started a family medicine practice in Oakville, Ontario in 1983 and has been practicing in Oakville ever since. Dr. Stern spends about 1/4 of his time involved in CME and has developed and collaborated on many CME workshops including the topics of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic pain management. He has presented over 1000 CME programs over the last 20 years. He is married and has 4 children and 7 grandchildren.

CME Topics

CME AWAY® by Sea Courses is pleased to invite you to a 7-Night CME Program in Jamaica. There are 3 presenters – Dr. Jeff Habert is on the Advisory Board of Sea Courses and a veteran Sea Courses Presenter. Dr. Eileen Rakovitch has expertise in oncology. Dr. Sol Stern has a special interest in chronic pain and is Co-Medical Director of CME Away by Sea Courses. The faculty has developed a program that will appeal to both family physicians, specialists and allied health professionals. These programs are designed to be evidence based with interactivity and attendee participation strongly encouraged. Dr. Habert will present topics that will include major mood disorder, ADHD and obesity. Dr. Rakovitch will discuss breast cancer screening and the management of invasive breast cancer. Dr. Stern will provide updates on chronic pain management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and use of EMR and Technology in medical practice. Dr. Habert, Dr. Rakovtich and Dr. Stern look forward to seeing you in Jamaica.  

Dr. Habert

  • Diabetes
  • MDD-Early Optimized Treatment to improve Patient Outcomes
  • Obesity 2023

Dr. Rakovitch

  • The Benefits and Harms of Breast Cancer Screening
  • Update on the Management of Breast Cancer

Dr. Stern

  • Update on The Opioid Crisis in Canada: Reviewing the Canadian Opioid Guidelines Regarding
  • Initiating Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Approach to Treating Chronic Pain without Opioids
  • Managing Patients with AF and CAD
  • SGLT2 Inhibitors / GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Patients with DM and CVD
  • Practice Management: From EMR to Websites to Apps

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 $1395
Specialist $1395
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1195
Conference Tuition Book Before January 1st, 1970 Book After January 1st, 1970
FP $1245 $1395
Specialist $1245 $1395
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1045 $1195

Sandals South Coast, Jamaica – November 9-16, 2024

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Sailing November 9th, 2024 - November 16th, 2024

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Specialty:

Oncology

About The Speaker

Eileen Rakovitch MD MSc FRCPC is a radiation oncologist, and an Associate Professor and Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. She is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and is the LC Campbell Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research. She has an active clinical practice and leads a research program that aims to improve the care of women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and to identify women with DCIS who are at greatest risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

Dr. Jeff Habert

Dr. Jeff Habert

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Jeffrey Habert is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also an Investigating Coroner for the City of Toronto and is Co-Editor of Canadian Primary Care Today (launched Q1 2023).

Dr. Habert is a former Peer Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (19 years). He has an interest in the use of clinical practice guidelines and has participated on committees to establish guidelines in the areas of Depression, Stroke, ASA in Primary Care and Thrombosis. He is the Previous co-chair of Thrombosis Canada Clinical Guides.

He is currently serving as a Co-Author for the 2023 CANMAT MDD Guidelines and has recently been invited to join the Dissemination and Implementation Steering Committee of Diabetes Canada for 2023-2024. Dr. Habert was recently awarded the Gerald S. Wong Award from Diabetes Canada for significant contributions to Diabetes. His clinical interests are varied, and include Diabetes, Obesity, Depression, ADHD, Insomnia, Thrombosis/Stroke, Lipids and Osteoporosis. He is also published in many of the previously mentioned areas in addition to others.

Dr. Habert is a national speaker in the multiple areas and actively participates on Scientific Committees involved in the creation of educational programs.

Dr. Sol Stern

Dr. Sol Stern

Specialty:

Family Medicine & Pain Management

About The Speaker

Dr. Sol Stern obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto in 1982 after obtaining a BSc and MSc at the same university.  He started a family medicine practice in Oakville, Ontario in 1983 and has been practicing in Oakville ever since. Dr. Stern spends about 1/4 of his time involved in CME and has developed and collaborated on many CME workshops including the topics of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic pain management. He has presented over 1000 CME programs over the last 20 years. He is married and has 4 children and 7 grandchildren.

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 January 1st, 1970 Book After January 1st, 1970
FP $1045 $1195
Specialist $1045 $1195
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $845 $995

Venue Information

Sandals South Coast is the perfect combination of European civility in an all-beachfront resort. From all-new Over-the-Water Bungalows, an overwater bar, and a romantic Over-the-Water Chapel, Sandals South Coast brings guests closer than ever to the water. Set on a 2-mile stretch of Jamaica’s south coast’s most pristine white-sand beach and nestled within a 500-acre nature preserve, this spectacular seaside oasis features three distinctive European Villages. Relax by one of three pools, including Jamaica’s largest, or dine at the new Sushi on the Sand restaurant. At night, extravagant bonfire areas and fire pits add to the glow of this truly unique destination in the heart of paradise.

Additional Noteworthy Features

All Included, All Unlimited, All The Time

  • Paddle Boarding
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • 7 Bars
  • Fresh Water Pools
  • Whirlpools
  • Volleyball
  • Darts
  • Pool Tables
  • Hobie Cats
  • Wind-Surfing
  • Table Tennis
  • Bocce Ball
  • Kayaking
  • Croquet
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • AND MUCH MORE!!!

NO WORRIES

  • All tips, taxes and gratuities
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Roundtrip shuttles to golf course
  • Wifi in room and all common areas

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / Details
November 9th White House, Jamaica
November 10th White House, Jamaica Welcome Reception 6:00pm - 7:00pm
November 11th White House, Jamaica 8:00am-12:30pm
November 12th White House, Jamaica 8:00am-12:00pm
November 13th White House, Jamaica
November 14th White House, Jamaica 8:00am-12:15pm
November 15th White House, Jamaica
November 16th White House, Jamaica

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There are no pre or post tours for this itinerary.  To build your own, or simply add hotel nights; talk to your advisor.
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