Sailing March 9th, 2019 - March 16th, 2019
Dr Martin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. He completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Toronto, two terms as Director of Psychiatry Resident Training, and one as Vice-Chair (Education) in the Department at McMaster. Dr Martin has held a variety of clinical administrative roles including a term as Assistant Chief of Psychiatry and more than 10 years as Head of Service for the Regional Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare. Dr Martin has been heavily involved in all forms of educational activities and has presented at more than 500 CME events.
Dr. Atkinson completed her MD at McMaster University in 1994 and went on to complete her Paediatric Residency at the University of Toronto in 1998 taking on the role of Chief Paediatric Resident in her final year. From 1998 – 2000 Dr. Atkinson completed two years of subspecialty training in Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Toronto. After completing this program, she was offered a consultant position in the Division of Immunology and Allergy with a cross-appointment to the section of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Atkinson in currently an Associate Professor of Paediatrics in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto. Her clinical work focuses on patients with primary immunodeficiencies, bone marrow transplantation, and complex allergic diseases with an emphasis on reactions to food, drugs and biologics. Dr. Atkinson spends a significant amount of her time in medical education. She is currently the Director of Postgraduate Medical Education for the Department of Paediatrics administering the training program for over 80 paediatric residents at the University of Toronto since 2006. She is a graduate of the Education Scholar’s Program, through the Centre for Faculty Development. She is the winner of the PARO Best Residency Program (2008), the Dr. Sarita Verma Award for Mentorship and Advocacy (2009) and the Harry Bain Award for teaching excellence (2014). She spends over 50% of her time in medical education related activities. Dr. Atkinson is also a Clinician Educator with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, with a focus on the Implementation phase of Competency by Design.
Dr. Mark Feldman is the Director of Continuing Education for the Department of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto. He is an Associate Professor and a general, consultant paediatrician at ‘SickKids’ and at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Dr. Feldman leads SickKids’ annual Paediatric Update, City Wide Paediatric Rounds and the Community Paediatrics Journal Club in Toronto. He initiated and leads the ‘Community Paediatrics Fellowship’ and the SickKids’ Teaching Scholars Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. Past leadership positions include ‘Chief of Paediatrics’ at Scarborough Grace Hospital and ‘Chief of Paediatrics’ at St. Joseph’s Health Centre as well as ‘Director of Community Paediatrics’ for the University of Toronto. He has authored national guidelines for the Canadian Paediatric Society and has published research and commentaries in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatrics and the Lancet. Dr. Feldman was awarded the ‘Best Clinical Teacher Award’ at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and both the ‘Marvin Gerstein’ and the ‘POWER Teacher’ awards at the Hospital for Sick Children. One of Dr. Feldman’s main clinical interests is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and his current educational research is in the area of ‘Test-enhanced’ Continuing Education’.
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 June 9th, 2018||Book After June 9th, 2018|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$845||$995|
Western Caribbean Cruises are an especially good fit for those travelers who want to experience the history and culture with the natural beauty of this region. Plus the added convenience of packing & unpacking only once. Sunshine, history and all the water sports you can dream of await you in some of the most coveted waters of the world!
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|March 9th||Miami, Florida||4:30 pm|
|March 10th||At Sea||8:30 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|March 11th||Roatan, Honduras||8:00 am|
|March 12th||Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico||8:00 am||6:00 pm|
|March 13th||Cozumel, Mexico||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|March 14th||At Sea||8:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm|
|March 15th||Nassau, Bahamas||9:00 am||6:00 pm|
|March 16th||Miami, Florida||6:30 am|
Roatan, Honduras | Roatan welcomes divers and snorkelers eager to explore the thriving coral reef. Boaters, beachgoers, and water-sports fans enjoy the sparkling seas, too. The island also has a multicultural population, some descended from pirates.
Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico | With sparkling sands and turquoise seas, Costa Maya is a relaxing destination where you can swim and sun, explore the coral reef offshore or Maya ruins in the jungle. The nearby fishing village of Mahahual is even more laid-back.
Cozumel, Mexico | Cozumel features great diving, snorkeling and beaches, marine-life encounters, botanical gardens, trails and shopping in the town of San Miguel. The nearby mainland is home to Tulum, Mayan cliffside ruins overlooking the Caribbean.
Nassau, Bahamas | With dazzling beaches, turquoise waters, colorful past and vibrant Junkanoo culture, Nassau is a great place to sun and sightsee. The city is on New Providence Island; just offshore is Paradise Island, home to luxury hotels and resorts.