top CME cruise news                                                      MARCH 2016

2016 CME Cruises

May 17 - 31, 2016
Rheumatology, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Obesity
Sold out. Waitlist accepted
Cote d'Azur to Paris
May 20 - 30, 2016
Cardiology & Endocrinology
Sold Out. Waitlist accepted
San Francisco to Vancouver
Jun 13 - 19, 2016
Internal Medicine & 
Infectious Diseases
Jun 19 - Jul 1, 2016
Neurology, Cardiology
July 9 - 16, 2016
Emergency Medicine:
from Novice to Expert
Jul 16 - 28, 2016
Neurology,  Cardiology, Psychiatry
Aug 7 - 21, 2016
Psychiatry, Endocrinology, Women's Health
Aug 14 - 21, 2016
Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Audiology
Sep 18 - 29, 2016
Endocrinology & Dermatology
Sold out. Waitlist accepted
Sep 24 - Oct 8, 2016
Guide to a Healthy Heart
Cardiology, Endocrinology, Rehab and Psychology
Oct 7 - 17, 2016   
Infectious Diseases & Primary Care
Sold out. Waitlist accepted
Oct 15 - 22, 2016
Family Medicine
Oct 24 - Nov 3, 2016
Neurology and Rehab Medicine
Nov 5 - 21, 2016
Mental Health in the Workplace
Nov 6 - 13, 2016
Rheumatology, Chronic Pain, and Hot Topics in Medicine
Nov 19 - Dec 3, 2016
Dermatology & Endocrinology
Dec 21/16 - Jan 2/17
Holiday CME cruise
Dermatology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

* 2017 CME cruises *

Jan 22 - Feb 5, 2017
McGill CME Conference
Feb 5 - 17, 2017
Psychiatry, Dermatology, and Women's Health
Feb 9 - 21, 2017
Family Practice Refresher hosted by BC Medical Journal 
Feb 23 - Mar 07, 2017
Endocrinology, Geriatrics, and Psychiatry
Mar 12 - 19, 2017
Gastroenterology Update 2017
Sep 1 - 15, 2017
Cardiology, Sports Medicine, Dermatology
Sep 24 - OCT 05, 2017
CME topics To be confirmed
Oct 18 - 28, 2017
Polynesian Pearls 2017
Nov 25 - Dec 02, 2017
Adventures in Medicine 2017
We have some exciting destinations coming in 2017 including:
 CME land tour in Spain in late May
- CME land tour in Iceland in early June

Humanitarian aid has always been a focus at Sea Courses. As health care providers we witness the immense need for healing and medical services throughout the world; and recognize opportunities to bring financial and medical aid to those is need. read more >>

Cruising Tips:
* World-renowned oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau will be on the Nov. 19 - Dec. 3rd Paul Gauguin sailing as a celebrity guest speaker! Learn more about French Polynesia from this inspirational lecturer. Reserve your spot today! >> Read more

* Exclusive Sea Courses Pre-San Francisco tour to Napa Valley has a stop at the oldest premium winery in Wine Country, Buena Vista where you will have the opportunity to blend your own red wine and exclusive wine label! >> Ask for more info

* Sea Courses is now able to assist you with all of your travel needs. Sea Courses exclusive Air Desk is able to assist you with all of your travel needs including point ticket redemption. 

Next time you are jetting off on a business trip or leisure trip with your family, let us help you.  Call 1.866.348.4639 or email
AzAmazing Evenings!
Azamara is planning an extraordinary evening as you marvel at a dramatic performance of fire, acrobatics, dance and more by Catrinas, patronesses of the Day of the Dead! 

Do you suffer from TRAVEL DEPRIVATION SYNDROME? This time of the year we frequently hear from our colleagues suffering from the 'winter blues funk' or 'burn-out' or the monotony of a hectic work schedule. Although our CME director, Martin Gerretsen MD, will advise that it is not an official DSM-V diagnosis, these are some classic symptoms of Travel Deprivation Syndrome.

It is time for a healthy dosage of VITAMIN SEA! On a Sea Courses CME cruise or resort experience, you will embrace new cultures, experience epicurean delights and enjoy life like never before. For more information you can read Dr. Gerretsen's

This month we have teamed up with some of our Cruise partners to help maximize your VITAMIN SEA exposure with some incredible March "SAILs":
-> Celebrity Cruises continues to redefine modern luxury, and for this month only,  " Spring Sale. "  Free Drinks + USD$300** On Board Credit or choose from two free perks, or get all four perks when you book a suite class stateroom. Book by Mar. 31st to lock in these great offers. Ask your Sea Courses cruise consultant for more information. Some restrictions may apply. 

-> Azamara Club Cruises known for their exceptional service and unique and exciting itineraries with more overnights in ports and more hours in ports than other ships. For this month only when you book by March 28th you will receive an AzAmazing USD$500*** On Board Credit or USD$1,000*** On Board Credit for Suite bookings.

-> Crystal Cruises winner of countless awards for their exceedingly high customer satisfaction, have earned a record breaking 21 consecutive years as the #1 "Midsize Cruise ship" by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. It is the cruise experience that sets this cruise line apart from all others. Book by March 28th and you will save up to USD$600 off the base fare.

* All offers are for new bookings only, subject to cruise line's terms and conditions.  Some restrictions may apply.  Please discuss with your Sea Courses cruise consultant on what offer is best for your needs. Offer is subject to change without notice. 
**Celebrity Cruises Up to USD$300 OBC - On Board Credit per person
*** Azamara Cruises USD$500 OBC per stateroom USD$1000 OBC per suite category

Thank you for choosing Sea Courses as your CME cruise, resort and tour provider. We look forward to meeting you onboard a future cruise or ashore at one of our resort or tour conferences.  The Sea Courses team is available to help you find the right trip for you.

Ron Dawick
President, CEO
Canada's # 1 provider of CME cruises since 1995  air desk call 1.866.348.4639
Celebrity Spring Sale
Spring has sprung at Celebrity Cruises with FREE drinks and up to a $300 On Board Credit to enjoy shore tours, spa treatment and/or shopping! If Free drinks is not your thing, you have the choice of choosing which two perks works best for your vacation experience. Hurry as this offer will soon sail away!  Call 1.888.647.7327 or visit us online. Reminder to our American guests, all pricing for Celebrity is in Canadian Dollars, so you will realize an added 30% savings on the US Dollar exchange. Offer valid until March 31st, 2016. For terms and conditions please visit or call           
Nov. 6-13, 2016
Optimizing Patient Care: Rheumatology, Chronic Pain, and Hot Topics in Medicine
Book by March 31st and save $100 on tuition.  
Feb. 9-21, 2017
Family Practice Refresher: 
AZAmazing Special - book by March 28th and get a $500 OBC*.
Save $100
  Southern Caribbean - Christmas + New Years 2017 
December 21, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Save $100 with the early bird tuition - Clinical Pearls in Primary Care: Dermatology, Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine. Sailing on Celebrity Eclipse from Miami round trip visiting the beautiful islands of Antigua, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Maarten and St. Thomas.     Special note: Sea Courses Group rates are approximately 30% better than the cruise line's prevailing rates.
Offer Expires: March 31, 2016

Sea Courses' Medical Advisory Board
The Sea Courses' Medical Advisory Board members are leaders in the development and implementation of CME conferences around the world. In our 20 years of providing conferences at sea (and now land as well), we have worked with over 200 speakers. Most are from Canada and the USA, and in keeping with the international nature of our conferences, we seek to include a local speaker or tour of a health-related facility in one port of call when visiting international destinations.

Recognizing that there is a desire and need for participants to receive practical continuing medical education, we strive to deliver the programs in the most effective and enjoyable way. The Advisory Board's vast experience and knowledge of expert speakers and presenters ensures our courses offer innovative and progressive CME. In a world where there is constant change and new medical information, our team is committed to providing quality programs that best meet the educational needs of physicians from around the world.

Dr. Martin Gerretsen,MD MCFP ECC
Founder and Advisory Board Member

Dr. John Axler, MD CCFP FCFP
Director of CME - Cruises

Dr. Sol Stern B. Sc. M.Sc. MD MCFP
Director of CME - Resorts/Tours

Mediterranean + Israel
September 24 - October 8, 2016
Cardiology, Endocrinology, Rehab and Psychology
>> Learn More

Jun 13 - 19, 2016
Essential Topics in Internal Medicine
Get ready to set sail from San Francisco to Vancouver on board the luxurious Crystal Serenity. The ship has been consistently named the best in the world and awarded some of the highest honours by Conde Nast Traveler.

In addition, Sea Courses has organized an exclusive 3 day, 2 night pre-cruise Napa Valley Wine Experience.  You will be going to the Mayo Family Winery where you will enjoy to a seven-course pairing menu that includes seven Mayo Family Reserve wines crafted by Winemaker Michel Berthoud and seven artesian bites created and prepared by Chef Sam Frumpkin to compliment each wine.   

February 23 - March 7, 2017
Endocrinology, Geriatrics, and Psychiatry
Explore the exotic Malay Archipelago sailing from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore. This is one voyage you will want to experience.
Reminder: Book by March 21st and save up to USD$600 with the Crystal Spring Sale. Call 1.888.647.7327 or visit online today.
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