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10-Night Galapagos Islands CME AWAY™

Onboard the Silver Origin

Family MedicineOncologyOrthopedic Surgery

Sailing September 22nd, 2021 - October 2nd, 2021

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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. Habert has been a Family Physician in Thornhill for the last 30 years. He is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Habert is also a Peer Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Investigating Coroner for the City of Toronto and a Peer Leader at OntarioMD. 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 and Thrombosis. He has recently served on the Committee for the 2017 Canadian Secondary Stroke Prevention Guidelines and is currently a member of the Canadian Stroke Best Practices Quality Advisory Committee. He is the Co-Chair of Thrombosis Canada Guidelines Committee. He also serves on the University of Toronto FMLE Curriculum committee (2nd year med students). Dr. Habert is very involved in the continuing education of Family Physicians in the multiple areas including Thrombosis/Stroke, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, and Depression/ADHD. He has served on numerous planning committees as a member and chairman for the creation of accredited CME programs. He has also lectured provincially and nationally on these topics. Dr. Habert is published in the areas of Thrombosis and Stroke Prevention, Depression, ADHD, ADPKD, Overactive Bladder, Influenza and EMR use in Family Practice.

Dr. Peter Rockwood

Dr. Peter Rockwood

Specialty:

Orthopedics

About The Speaker

Dr. Rockwood is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics) at Memorial University. He is an Active Staff at Eastern Health. Dr. Rockwood’s practice includes general orthopaedics but he also has an interest in Adult Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. He was previously a Royal College Examiner and currently teaches at an Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate level. Dr. Rockwood has also been the Chair of Anatomy for MUN Medical School and an ATLS Instructor.

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 TuitionBook Before December 16th, 2020Book After December 16th, 2020
FP$1145$1295
Specialist$1145$1295
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other$945$1095

Venue Information

The Galapagos Islands are home to the only active volcanoes in the archipelago and are known both for their spectacular volcanic landscapes as well as penguin spotting: over 95% of the Galapagos Penguins live in these islands. Go snorkelling or take a walk along the beach to look for the playful Galápagos Penguin, perched on a rock or zooming underwater. One of the most pristine islands in the world, Fernandina hosts an impressive array of wildlife including sea lions, colourful Sally Lightfoot crabs and the rare endemic Flightless Cormorant. As you travel along the coast, you may find many other creatures that shelter amid the red and white mangroves: eagle rays, marine turtles, Brown Pelicans and resting Cattle Egrets. Kayaking through the turquoise waters here is a true pleasure, inviting a sense of peaceful solitude and an invigorating feeling of connection to nature.

Additional Noteworthy Features

Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surrounding imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service, and most include private verandas. Our intimate, ultra-luxury ships can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, or tie up right at the pier while others must anchor off shore. Enjoy the ease, convenience and value of an all-inclusive cruise fare that includes almost all of your discretionary onboard expenses. Make this elegant, intimate ship your home away from home as you discover this spectacular region.

Dining

When dining aboard Silversea ships, gastronomic excellence is a given, thanks to our partnership with the prestigious Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux. Renowned for culinary excellence and innovative spirit, Silversea’s luxury cruises offer a choice of open-seating dining options throughout the fleet, as well as several specialty venues. No matter where you dine, there will be great diversity and freshness in your  selections. Dine amid sparkling crystal, silver and sweeping ocean views in our main dining room. Join friends or find a table for two, and enjoy Continental or regional specialities impeccably presented and graciously served. The Restaurant is an open-seating dining room, which means there are no assigned times, no assigned tables. You are free to arrive at your leisure and dine with whomever you choose. For a more casual dining experience, enjoy a meal at the Grill for soft breezes and ocean views, especially as the sun goes down. Cruise guests can gather at the outdoor bar and talk about the day’s events.  Complimentary room service is also available for all guests.

Enriching Experiences

Imagine exploring the history and culture of captivating destinations before you ever step foot off your ship. Our knowledgeable team of onboard Destination Consultants is delighted to share their regional expertise to Silversea guests, with informal discussions throughout your voyage and commentaries from the bridge. Elevating your cruise travel adventure to more stimulating heights. Gain an insider’s perspective on your voyage’s destinations. From where to shop, to top-rated eateries, and the area’s must-see sights. Ensuring you will journey ashore like a true native. While on your luxury cruise, embark on a personal  journey of wellness to complement your global adventures. Work out in the well-equipped Fitness Centre, take a class in circuit training or Pilates in the aerobics room, and let the sauna and steam rooms work their magic to soothe every muscle. Silversea offers seminars ranging from aromatherapy and nutrition to how to burn fat. A holistic approach to wellness fully integrates exercise, fitness and spa therapies with health lectures and nutritious dining to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, even while away from home.

Inclusive Amenities for All Guests

  • Select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees and soft drinks
  • Butler service for all suites
  • Complimentary room service
  • Gratuities
  • Open-seating dining options
  • Enrichment lectures

Itinerary & Schedule

DatePort / LocationArrival TimeDeparture TimeNotes / CME Details
September 22ndQuito
September 23rdQuito8:00 am—1:30 pm
September 24thQuito8:00 am—1:00 pm
September 25thQuito—Baltra/Isla Daphne Grande
September 26thBahia Darwin/El Barranco7:30 am—8:30 am
September 27thSeymour Norte/Santiago7:30 am—8:30 am
September 28thRabida/ Santa Cruz7:30 am—8:30 am
September 29thSan Cristobal/Punta Pitt7:30 am—8:30 am
September 30thGardner Bay/ Punta Suarez7:30 am—8:30 am
October 1stEstacion Darwin & Puerto Ayora/Plazas Sur7:30 am—8:30 am
October 2ndSan Cristobal

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

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