Sailing June 1st, 2019 - June 8th, 2019
John Axler MD, CCFP, FCFP is an Assistant Professor in the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine. His CME career began in the 1980’s when he organized “The Fundamentals “ at what was then known as the Toronto East General Hospital, and has been actively involved in CME since then for over 35 years. He was the Director of Continuing Education Projects for DFCM from 2003 to 2011 and was the Director of Continuing Education from 2011 to 2016. He was the Course Director for Saturday at the University and the Course Director for Pri-Med (formerly Primary Care Today ) from it’s inauguration in 2003 until 2012. He currently is the co-director of CME AWAY by Sea Courses. He is the 2009-2010 co-winner of the U of T faculty of Medicine Colin Woolf award for Long Term Contribution to Continuing Education and the 2011 co-winner of the DFCM award for excellence in CME. He has helped develop over 260 certified CME programs, been the CME director of over 60 CME conferences and an invited speaker to over 100 CME programs. He was in full time active family practice and on active staff at MGH from 1969 to 2012 and has done locums at the Albany Clinic since 2012.
Family Medicine & Pain Management
Family Physician, Former Chief of Staff Care Halton Healthcare Services in Oakville, ON. A member of the Canadian Pain Society as well as a member of Thrombosis Canada. He is also a panel Committee Member of the 2017 Opioid Guidelines. 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.
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 September 26th, 2018||Book After September 26th, 2018|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$845||$995|
Experience luxury travelling onboard an intimate river cruise as you sail along the beautiful Douro River. Enjoy an optional 2-night Lisbon pre-cruise package.
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|June 1st||Vila Nova de Gaia (Porto)|
|June 2nd||Porto/ Regua/ Pinhao||7:30 am - 12:45 pm|
|June 3rd||Pinhao/ Barca d’Alva||8:00 am - 12:30 pm|
|June 4th||Barca d’Alva/ Vega Terron|
|June 5th||Vega Terron/ Pinhao/ Regua||8:00 am - 11:30 am|
|June 6th||Regua/ Entre-Os-Rios||1:15 pm - 5:15 pm|
|June 7th||Entre-Os-Rios/ Porto||8:00 am - 9:00 am|
|June 8th||Villa Nova de Gaia (Porto)|