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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Topics in Sports Medicine, Mental Health, and
Cannabinoid Medicine

<em> Celebrity Summit</em>
Celebrity Summit
7-Night Southern Caribbean Holiday Cruise
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto Rico

December 26 - January 02, 2021
16 CE Credits for Psychologists
16 ASWB ACE Credits
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Faculty

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, IL
Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
Medical Director, Rush-Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, IL
Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care and Sports Medicine, Aurora and Yorkville, IL  Dr. Patel practices family and sports medicine at Yorkville Primary Care and Sports Medicine in Yorkville, IL and is the Medical Director for Rush Copley Sports Medicine in Aurora, IL. He is also Director of Sports Medicine for Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency and Assistant Professor at Rush Medical College in Chicago. 

He has authored, mentored, and served as section editor for several publications and textbooks on sports medicine topics. Dr. Patel has been honored with multiple teaching awards and speaking invitations. He has presented on sports medicine topics at the annual AAFP Scientific Assembly (now FMX) and numerous other CME events at national and regional levels. With his passion for teaching and his combination of family and sports medicine experience, he's uniquely able to deliver effective presentations to a primary care audience.

Marni Brooks, BSc, MSW, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Marni Brooks, BSc, MSW, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Staff Physician, New York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chair, Ontario Medical Association Medical Interest Group in Cannabinoid Medicine  Dr. Marni Brooks began her education at McGill university where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in psychology and focused her thesis in the area of pediatric pain. She was then sponsored by a physician in Sydney, Australia to assist in his pediatric pain research. 

Upon her return to Canada, she completed a Master of Social Work degree where she spent years of training studying women's health and addiction as field placements. Her interest in addiction continued after she completed her medical degree and family medicine residency at the University of Toronto. 

She is now a Fellow in Family Medicine and, until now, has explored working in the areas of family medicine, sleep medicine, addiction medicine and cannabinoid medicine. Dr. Brooks also sat on the OMA Executive of the Section on Addiction Medicine for nearly a decade where she assisted with negotiations with the Ministry of Health on behalf of the members in her section. Most recently, she founded and is the Chair of the OMA Medical Interest Group in Cannabinoid Medicine, the first such group in the country.

Dr. Brooks currently focuses her work in Cannabinoid Medicine, her two main interests. She hopes to help educate her peers, the community and patients, as well as advocate for them, on the benefits of cannabis for a variety of health conditions, either as sole therapy or in conjunction with other treatments. Other experiences in Cannabinoid Medicine include speaking on the Northwinds panel for insurance providers and acting as an expert witness on the safety and medical uses of cannabis in a sentencing hearing.

Mark Weiser, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Chief Psychiatrist, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Program Purpose / Objectives
Improve primary care providers competence in identifying, evaluating, and managing sports medicine/musculosketal conditions. The health care team performance will be improved by improved communication and efficiency due to improved selection of diagnostic modalities and evidence based treatment options.

Topics:
  1. Concussion
    • Determine medical clearance and return to play recommendations following a concussion
  2. Foot and Ankle Pain Evaluation and Treatment
    • Select the most effective and evidence based physical examination tests to establish the diagnosis for foot and ankle pain
  3. Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Treatment
    • Select the most effective and evidence based physical examination tests to establish the diagnosis for shoulder pain
  4. Knee Pain Evaluation and Treatment
    • Select the most effective and evidence based physical examination tests to establish the diagnosis for knee pain
  5. Exercise Recommendations
    • Identify benefits of regular physical activity
  6. Why is Medical Cannabis an Important Consideration for Physicians?
    • To understand the importance of medical cannabis for some of their patients
  7. How do Cannabinoids Work on the Human Body?
    • To learn about the human endocannabinoid system
  8. What is the Evidence Supporting Medical Cannabis Use?
    • There is emerging evidence supports the use of medical cannabis for some of our patients
  9. How Do You 'Authorize' Medical Cannabis?
    • How is cannabis prescribed in Canada?
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sat Dec 26 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Sun Dec 27 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Mon Dec 28 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Dec 29 St. John's, Antigua
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Dec 30 Castries, St. Lucia
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Dec 31 Bridgetown, Barbados
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Jan 01 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Jan 02 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Celebrity Summit Map for 12/14/2019

Ports of Call

San Juan, Puerto Rico - In days of yore, the waters near Puerto Rico teemed with pirate ships commanded by the likes of Sir Francis Drake. Aye, they are long gone, but in their wake they have left an island of national treasures: La Casa Blanca, built in 1501 for the island's first governor, Ponce de Leon; the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan; the tropical rain forests of El Yunque.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

Basseterre, St. Kitts - Basseterre is the capital of the Caribbean island federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. It's the gateway to popular Saint Kitts beaches like South Friars Bay. At the city's heart, Independence Square has an Italian-inspired fountain. Just off the Circus traffic circle, with its Victorian Berkeley Memorial Clock Tower, is the National Museum. In the stately Old Treasury Building, it explores the islands' colonial past.

St. John's, Antigua -

Castries, St. Lucia - Watch natives fashion boats from gum trees, write postcards in a Creole cafe. Shop for black coral carvings and exquisite silk-screened fabrics.

Bridgetown, Barbados - An island some say is more British than Britain. Here, cricket is the national sport and afternoon tea goes without saying. But Barbados is true blue Caribbean as well, with classic sand beaches, and wild monkeys in the jungle.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
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