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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Current Topics in Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and Pediatric Neurology

7-Night Bahamas, Mexico & Grand Cayman Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
February 04 - 11, 2024
<em>Celebrity Ascent</em>
Celebrity Ascent
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
16.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees
$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$795 for Physician Assistants
$595 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics and Objectives 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.
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.

Stephen R. Clum, MD, PhD

Stephen R. Clum, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Internal Medicine
Division: Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Dr. Clum earned his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Kansas. His PhD studies involve characterization of the dengue virus type II serine protease. After completing his PhD, he then pursued his medical degree at the University of Kansas. Following completion of his medical school training, he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at University of South Florida. He remained at University of South Florida for fellowship training in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

After completing his fellowship training, he moved to Springfield Missouri where he joined a multispecialty group. His practice encompassed Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine including an active pediatric sleep practice. In 2014, he returned to the University South Florida to join the faculty in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine where he served as the associated division director. In this role he was actively involved in expansion of inpatient and outpatient services at Tampa General Hospital and USF. Following the retirement of his mentor, he served as the interim division director until the fall of 2020 when he joined the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System as the Chief of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. In his current role as Chief of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, he has helped developed a robust pulmonary nodule program, COPD program, and ILD program. At both the University of South Florida and Bay Pines VA, Dr. Clum has been a core faculty involved in the education of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine fellows.

Yael Leitner, MD

Prof. Yael Leitner MD, is a General Pediatrician & a senior Pediatric Neurologist. She serves as the director of the Child Development Center, Marot Autism Clinic , and pediatric ADHD clinic, and the chief Neurologist of Marot Center for Autism, at the Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel- Aviv University.

She is a Clinical Professor in pediatrics, the organizer of the Continuous Medical Education course in Developmental Neurology and the secretary of the Israeli Child Development Society, and an elected member of the Israeli ADHD society council.

She has authored more than 60 publications and clinical research studies.

Her research work and interest centers around risk factors in Developmental Disabilities, prematurity, Intrauterine Growth Retardation, Autism and minor fetal MRI abnormalities & their impact on neurocognitive outcome.

She was the organizer of the continuous education course in Pediatric Neurology in the School of Occupational Therapy at the Tel-AVIV University,and is regularly involved in the teaching and supervision of several Community Child Development Units.

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.

Cruise Itinerary

Sun Feb 04 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 3:30 pm
Mon Feb 05 Nassau, Bahamas
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Feb 06 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Feb 07 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Feb 08 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Feb 09 Georgetown, Grand Cayman
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Feb 10 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Feb 11 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

Nassau, Bahamas - Caribbean charm shines in the Bahamian capital, where you’re never more than a few steps away from rhythmic percussions, appetizing flavors, white-sand beaches, and some of the clearest waters in the world. This picture-perfect paradise was once a pirate’s haven— and you can explore its colorful past of buccaneers, blockade-runners and bootleggers along historical streets and at the three colonial fortresses that line the shores. If you’re looking for a more hands-on maritime adventure, look no further. Cruise to Swim with stingrays, dive with dolphins, or spot colorful coral on a glass-bottom boat.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Cozumel, Mexico - With its lively tropical reefs, crystal-clear waters and ancient ruins, Cozumel is ripe for one-of-a-kind adventures. Cruise to Cozumel and head to Chankanaab National Park, where you can snorkel among the colorful reefs and schools of tropical fish that give this island its premier diving status. Or travel back in time on an adventure through the towering Maya ruins of Tulum. When you’re done exploring, unwind with a beachside massage at Playa Mia. From culture savoring to soaking up sunshine, you’ll find a world of adventure waiting for you in Cozumel.

Georgetown, Grand Cayman - Grand Cayman is where the high life meets island life. Snorkel with stingrays in Stingray City. Treat your inner foodie at eateries established by acclaimed top chefs like Michael Schwartz, or chow down on conch fritters by the seashore. You can even soak up some rays at one of the beaches voted best in the world, Seven Mile Beach. And do it all in the same day.

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.
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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