Sailing February 3rd, 2020 - February 10th, 2020
Dr. Vincent Woo obtained his medical degree from the University of Manitoba and his specialty training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of British Columbia. He is currently a member of the Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Manitoba. He is actively involved with the Canadian Diabetes Association where he is currently a past Chair of the Clinical and Scientific Section and served it’s the Board of Directors. Dr. Woo chaired the 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada and co-authored many of the chapters and chaired the Steering committee where all recommendations were approved. He currently is on the Executive and Steering committee for the 2013 and 2018 CDA guidelines and co-authored many chapters. He is also a member of the Canadian Hypertension Guidelines (CHEP), Review Committee for the 2013 Lipid Guidelines of Canada. He also co-authored the diabetes and driving guidelines in Canada. He was awarded the Gerald S. Wong Award in 2014 for dedication to diabetes service in Canada and the 2014 Best Banting award for dedicated service in diabetes for the Province of Manitoba. He is a principal investigator at the Diabetes Research Group at the John Buhler Research Centre and is involved in a large number of important clinical trials and holds a number of grants. He has published over a 100 articles and abstracts and is a reviewer and associate editor for many journals and other diabetes guidelines. He is actively involved in teaching and continuing medical education at all levels from medical students, residents and fellows as well as family physicians and endocrinologists. On a side note he completed a full ironman in August 2015
Dr. Turbide graduated from McGill in Gastroenterology, with specialty training in Therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP, fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound. He had further training in clinical nutrition and functional medicine with the Institute of Functional Medicine. He has been a guest radio host on CBC, and a guest on a local television health program. He is an examiner at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and a past recipient of the endoscopy teacher of the year.
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 1st, 1970||Book After January 1st, 1970|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
After a day spend wandering new shores, dive into a world of thrills on Jewel of the Seas. Scale the Rock Climbing Wall or catch a movie on the poolside screen. Grab your playbill for West End to Broadway and raise a glass at Vintages. It’s time to go all-in on adventure.
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|February 3rd||Dubai, UAE||5:00 pm|
|February 4th||At Sea||8:00 am—12:30 pm; 1:30 pm—4:30 pm|
|February 5th||Doha, Qatar||8:00 am||5:00 pm—6:00 pm|
|February 6th||Bahrain, Bahrain||8:00 am||6:00 pm||5:00 pm—6:00 pm|
|February 7th||Sir Bani Yas, UAE||8:00 am||6:00 pm||5:00 pm—6:00 pm|
|February 8th||Abu Dhabi, UAE||8:00 am||8:00 pm|
|February 9th||Dubai, UAE||8:00 am||7:00 am—9:15 am|
|February 10th||Dubai, UAE|