Sailing September 25th, 2021 - October 6th, 2021
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Dr. Brassard is a Dermatologist, graduating from McGill University in 1989. From 1994 until 2001 he was the Founder and Director of the Leg Ulcer Clinic in Sacre-Coeur Hospital in Montreal, which was at the time, the largest in Canada. From 2001 until 2007 he was Assistant Professor of Medicine and Dermatology at McGill University Health Centre, where he was very involved in Resident teaching. From 1989 until 2007, Dr. Brassard maintained a private practice in Montreal and Laval Quebec. In 2007 Dr. Brassard became Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, and University of Alberta. He is currently the Dermatology Examination Past-Chair and Past- Chair of the Specialty Committee for the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, Board member of the Canadian HS Foundation, and Past-Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Dermatology (CDA). He is currently in California at the University of California, Davis as Health Sciences Professor, the Novy Professor of Dermatology and the Vice-Chair of Education at the UCD Department of Dermatology.Dr. Brassard has been intimately involved in a number of clinical research projects, grants and fellowships since 1991. He is a published author and co-author of numerous research papers included in peer reviewed Journals. He has been a member of many expert panels and his ability to transfer the knowledge to influence positive patient care is truly exceptional.
Family Medicine & Practice Management
Dr. Rob Stern graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine in 1989. He has practiced as a full service family physician in Woodstock Ontario since 1991. He has been chair of both Emergency Medicine and the Department of Family Practice at Woodstock Hospital. He has also held chair of District 2 of OMA twice and been the President of the Oxford County medical Society serving as member of Council for OMA for over 20 years. He has recently transitioned out of family practice and is working part time in a community clinic and doing some hospital work while enjoying spending more time with his wife, 5 children and various pets and critters at home.
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||Book Before January 22nd, 2021||Book After January 22nd, 2021|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$945||$1095|
This 11-night odyssey showcases the region’s incredible diversity of scenery, from Aitutaki’s low-lying islands to the jagged peaks and deep valleys of fertile Rarotonga, which was simply called “Paradise” by the first European explorers. Continue to the Society Islands to delight in the South Pacific’s crown jewels—Bora Bora, Taha’a, Huahine, and Moorea.
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|September 25th||Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands||11:55 pm|
|September 26th||Huahine, Society Islands||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|September 27th||At Sea||8:00 am – 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm—3:30 pm|
|September 28th||Aitutaki, Cook Islands||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|September 29th||Rarotonga, Cook Islands||9:00 am||5:00 pm||4:00 pm—5:00 pm|
|September 30th||At Sea||8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm|
|October 1st||Bora Bora, Society Islands||8:00 am|
|October 2nd||Bora Bora, Society Islands||11:00 pm|
|October 3rd||Taha'a, Society Islands||9:00 am||5:00 pm||3:00 pm—5:00 pm|
|October 4th||Moorea, Society Islands||8:00 am|
|October 5th||Moorea, Society Islands / Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands||7:30 pm||5:00 pm||3:45 pm—5:00 pm|
|October 6th||Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands|