From October 3rd, 2021 - October 7th, 2021
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John Axler MD, CCFP, FCFP is an Assistant Professor in the U of T Faculty of Medicine, Dep’t 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 40 years. He was the Director of Continuing Education Projects for U of T Faculty of Medicine, Dep’t of Family and Community Medicinefrom 2003 to 2011 and was then 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 and Director of Medical Affairs for the International Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. 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 ex-cellence in CME. He has helped develop over 300 certified CME programs, the Course Director of over 130 CME conferences , an invited speaker to over 100 CME programs and an author or co-author of over 100 published articles. He was in full time active family practice and on active staff at MGH from 1969 to 2012 and has since done locums at the Albany Clinic since 2012.
Family Medicine & Pain Management
Dr. Stern is a Family Physician and the Former Chief of Staff at Halton Healthcare Services in Oakville, Ontario. Dr. Stern is the Lead Family Physician of the Argus Medical Centre Family Health Organization. He is member of Thrombosis Canada and is Co-Medical Director of Sea Courses/CME Away. 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. Dr. Stern has developed, reviewed and presented over 1000 CME programs over the last 25 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.
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$1195|
|Conference Tuition||Book Before January 1st, 1970||Book After January 1st, 1970|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$945||$1195|
Immersive and captivating, the Wickaninnish Inn celebrates its rich heritage through attentive hospitality and the spirit of adventure. Perched between the ancient rainforest and the sea, our location offers unparalleled access to the true nature of Vancouver Island’s west coast. Alongside the lively wonderscape outside, our offerings are presented with genuine care and consideration, giving you the time to share special moments and create timeless memories. The Inn’s two neighbouring buildings house all of our accommodations and services just steps from the beach. Their architecture has helped define the archetypal North West Coast style, one which utilizes natural elements of local cedar, fir, driftwood and stone in its design. With windows opening towards the surrounding landscape and seascape, guests are immersed in the beauty of our incredible surroundings from every room. Sculptures and artwork from local artisans feature prominently throughout the Inn and create the essence of its unique character.
|Date||Location||Notes / CME Details|
|October 3rd||Salal Room & Shoreline Terrace||6:00 PM—9:00 PM (Welcome Dinner)|
|October 4th||Salal Room & Shoreline Terrace||8:00 AM—12:30 PM|
|October 5th||Salal Room & Shoreline Terrace|
|October 6th||Salal Room & Shoreline Terrace||8:00 AM—12:15 PM|
|October 7th||Salal Room & Shoreline Terrace|