Sailing August 17th, 2020 - August 28th, 2020
Family Medicine & Vaccines
Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, holding the rank of Assistant Professor. She is the current President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, linking female physicians, students and residents throughout the country and serves on McGill’s Medical School Advisory Board as well as on the board of the Women’s Brain Health Initiative. In November 2012, the College of Family Physicians of Ontario named Dr Brown “Physician of the Year for the Region of Toronto”. Click here to read more about Dr. Brown!
Dr. Harriet MacMillan is a psychiatrist and pediatrician conducting family violence research. She is a Distinguished University Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and Pediatrics at McMaster University, with associate membership in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact. She holds the Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry. In 2017, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) created the Harriet MacMillan Research Award for researchers working in child maltreatment and prevention of family violence. Dr. MacMillan became a member of the Order of Canada in 2016. MacMillan’s research focuses on the epidemiology of violence against children and women. She has led randomized controlled trials evaluating the effectiveness of approaches to preventing child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. She is a co-principal investigator of the PreVAiL (Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan) Network, which is currently funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Through PreVAiL, MacMillan works closely with organizations such as the World Health Organization. From 1993 to 2004, MacMillan was the founding director of the Child Advocacy and Assessment Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital. CAAP is a multidisciplinary program committed to reducing the burden of suffering associated with family violence. MacMillan continues to see patients as an active staff member of CAAP and provides consultations to child protection agencies. Click here to read more about Dr. MacMillan!
Connie B. Newman, MD, President-elect of AMWA 2017 – 2018, is an endocrinologist and physician-scientist and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, UK. Dr. Newman is a nationally respected leader in the field of hypercholesterolemia and other lipid disorders, and a committed advocate for women’s rights and access to reproductive healthcare. She is the Chair of an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline on the management of high cholesterol, and Chair of the writing group for the American Heart Association’s Scientific Statement on the safety of statins. She is also Chair of the Endocrine Society’s Special Programs Committee, and a Consultant to the Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA. Click here to read more about Dr. Newman!
Dr. Azad achieved the academic rank of full professor in 2011 for her scholarship as a clinician teacher and researcher. As a geriatrician in full clinical practice, she is an innovative academic physician focusing on advancing women’s health services, leading integrated gender health curriculum development, fostering women’s career advancement, and promoting gender equity. Click here to read more about Dr. Azad!
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 November 14th, 2019||Book After November 14th, 2019|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|August 17th||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy||5:00 PM|
|August 18th||Catania, Sicily||1:00 PM||9:00 PM||8:00 AM—11:30 AM|
|August 19th||Valletta, Malta||8:00 AM||5:00 PM|
|August 20th||At Sea||8:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 PM—3:00 PM|
|August 21st||Santorini, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 22nd||Athens (Piraeus), Greece||6:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|August 23rd||Mykonos, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 24th||Nauplion, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 25th||Katakolon, Greece||9:00 AM||7:00 PM||8:00 AM—9:00 AM|
|August 26th||At Sea||8:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 pm—3:15 pm|
|August 27th||Naples, Italy||7:00 AM||6:30 PM|
|August 28th||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy||5:00 AM|