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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Cardiology and Family Medicine

Royal Caribbean's <em>Symphony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas
7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day Cococay
Round-trip Miami, Florida

June 11 - 18, 2022
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$750 for Physician Assistants
$750 for Nurse Practitioners
$595 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

George P. Rodgers, MD, MACC

George P. Rodgers, MD, MACC
Dr. Rodgers received the Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Cardiology Award in 2017

Associate Professor of Medicine 
Associate Chief of Cardiology 
The University of Texas Dell Medical School
Austin, TX.
  Dr. Rodgers is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Associate Chief of Cardiology for Education at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. He led the development of the cardiovascular curriculum for the new medical school. Dr. Rodgers teaches medical students, residents and cardiology fellows on a regular basis. Beyond medical education, he has a particular interest in prevention the early detection of heart disease, team-based care and innovative value based care for the safety net population.

Dr. Rodgers received his medical education at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his fellowship training in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He began his cardiology practice in Austin in 1989. Dr. Rodgers has been very active in the American College of Cardiology over the last 25 years. He has served as the Chair of the Board of Governors, the Board of Trustees and as Co-chair Leadership Council of the Cardiovascular Team.

He has also served on a number of other committees and writing groups within the College He received the Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Cardiology Award in 2017. This year he was awarded Master of the American College of Cardiology.

Joanna L Drowos DO, MPH, MBA, CMQ, FACOFP

Joanna L Drowos DO, MPH, MBA, CMQ, FACOFP
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
 Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida Dr. Joanna Drowos is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. She serves as Associate Chair of the Integrated Medical Science Department and the Director for the Clinical and Preventive Medicine Clerkship for the third year curriculum.

Dr. Drowos earned her DO and Master of Public Health Degrees at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is board certified in Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine and Medical Quality.

She earned her Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from Florida Atlantic University in 2008. Her scholarly interests include public health and preventive medicine, primary care focused curricula and faculty development for community-based preceptors.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics in Cardiology
Presented by George P. Rodgers, MD, MACC
  1. POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound)
  2. Beyond Statins
  3. Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Rx
  4. Obesity and Cardiometabolic Syndrome
  5. Mediterranean Diet
  6. Hypertension
  7. Pre-Op Evaluation
  8. Erectile Dysfunction: The Hard Evidence

Additional Topics Under Development
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
Fri Jun 17 Coco Cay, Bahamas
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Jun 11 Miami, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Sun Jun 12 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Jun 13 San Juan, Puerto Rico
4:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Jun 14 Philipsburg, St. Maarten
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Jun 18 Miami, Florida
6:00 am -
Wed Jun 15 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Jun 16 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Coco Cay, Bahamas - Located in the middle of the Caribbean's bright blue water lies the secluded island of CocoCay. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventure. Reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, this tropical paradise has recently been updated with new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.

PERFECT DAY COCOCAY

Perfect Day Cococay

Miami, Florida - South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America, it's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this "Magic City." Board an airboat and explore the wild Everglades‐be ready to see gators. Experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach. Discover a cuisine and culture that fits perfectly with your South American adventure.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

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.  

Philipsburg, St. Maarten - An island under two flags. Sample the Dutch treats of Philipsburg: chocolate, cheese, delftware. On the French side linger over bouillabaisse, shop for Parisian perfumes.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Now that you've finished your cruise take advantage of all there is to do in Miami.  South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America, it's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this "Magic City." Board an airboat and explore the wild Everglades-be ready to see gators. Experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach. Discover a cuisine and culture that fits perfectly with your South American adventure.

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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