LMSA Midwest 2024 Regional Conference

Juntos nos Levantamos : Roots Run Deep, Dreams Fly High

February 16th- February 18th, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine | Cleveland, OH

The Countdown Begins!

#CaseIsThePlace

Conference Program

Table of Contents

Conference Overview

The 34th Annual LMSA Midwest Conference is one of connection, professional development, and academic showcasing! Join us for a weekend of…

Research Symposiums

Showcasing your work. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN  EXTENDED

Exhibitor Fairs 

Networking with medical school and residency representatives from across the country

Keynotes and Workshops

Fostering Growth and Inspiration 

Community Service Day

Impacting the local community

Gala and Socials

Forge new friendships and reinforce old ones

Since 1843, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been at the forefront of medical education, dedicated to enhancing human health, and a leader and innovator in healthcare education and biomedical research. Case Western Reserve University

School of Medicine’s Mission is to improve global health by linking research to populations in a superb educational environment.

 

Research Symposium

Call For Abstracts is closed!

We are excited to host your research focused on Latinx/o/a community health. Boost your CV, network with physicians and medical students in your field of research, and enjoy a special presenter registration pricing and other perks! Research categories include…

1. Academic Research

2. Applied Practice

3. Community Engagement

4. Education and Pedagogy

National Hispanic Medical Association Journal Partnership

LMSA Midwest, in partnership with NHMA, will forward your accepted abstract to NHMA to be considered for publication in NHMA’s peer-reviewed academic journals. Express your interest for this opportunity in the abstract submission form below!

Please upload your abstract at the link below. 

Abstract Deadline 01/07/2024

Sponsor and Exhibitor Fair

For Sponsors and Exhibitors:

Please explore our conference prospectus page for options on how your organization can support LMSA through a sponsorship, or participate in our exhibitor fair.

EXPLORE Sponsorship Options!

For Students:

Join the LMSA App for information about Exhibitors and Sponsors! Instructions for joining the app are on the conference program!

*Midwest Conference 2022 Exhibitor Fair

Community Service Day

Blood Drive and National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)

We will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross, attendees may sign up to donate blood and receive exclusive conference merchandise as a thank you!

We will also be hosting a National Marrow Donor Program (formerly known as Be The Match) information and sign-up session, where attendees can learn about how to become a bone marrow donor for patients in need.

Gala and Socials

Socials

Attend our socials throughout the conference to make new connections with LMSA Midwest peers and reforge connections! Socials will be hosted by venues near our host institution.

Gala

Our LMSA Gala is a premier celebration of our members across the region. Our gala will include time to celebrate…
Scholarship Recipients

The gala will be the stage where LMSA Midwest publicly announces the recipients of our Pre-Medical, Medical Student, Dreamer, and Medical Student Parent scholarships.

Research Award Recipients

Including best poster presentation and best oral presentations

Chapter of The Year Award Recipients

Highlight an LMSA Midwest Chapter’s activities in uplifting the mission of LMSA

Graduating Medical Student Celebration

Highlight our region’s graduating medical students and celebrate with a custom graduation stole ceremony

Lodging and Accommodations

Holiday Inn

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

InterContinental Suites

GROUP PRICING NOW AVAILABLE

Enjoy special group pricing made available to LMSA Members attending the conference. Explore the links before to reserve your stay with local HolidayInn or Intercontinental Suites. Both options are within walking distance to main conference programming!

LMSA Holiday Inn | LMSA InterContinental

Accessibility and Accommodations 

LMSA Midwest is proud to partner with lodging hosts that offer several accessibility accommodations including wheelchair-accessible rooms and ADA compliant access routes. We are working with our host to ensure your ability to gain access to the conference’s many benefits.

Medical Student Parents

LMSA Midwest knows that being a parent during medical school is a unique and special experience. LMSA Midwest is working with our host to provide accessible programming for medical student parents including lactation rooms, changing tables in bathrooms, and information for nearby daycares.

We hope to include your little one as part of our LMSA Familia!

If there are any needs you may have to ensure you can benefit from this conference, feel free to reach out to our co-directors at director.midwest(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)lmsa.net!

Registration and Resources

Early Bird Registration Deadline 01/07/2024

Registration 

Register through Eventbrite! Enjoy special group pricing as well as discounted tickets for attendees with accepted abstracts. 

FAQ

  • What does parking look like?
    • LMSA Midwest is working with our host to provide our conference attendees with validated parking. Paid parking options are also available at our lodging hotel block.
  • What does the programming schedule look like to help plan travel logistics?
    • February 16th (~3pm start): Pre-med programming, Research symposium, networking mixer
    • February 17th (~8-10pm): Main conference day, Exhibitor Fair, LMSA MW Regional Elections , evening Gala
    • February 18th: Travel day, no events scheduled.
  • What lodgings are available?
    •  A hotel block is soon to be available with InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland. Lodging will need to be reserved separately from conference registration. Our hotel block will allow for a discounted price for lodging, check back soon for more information!
  • What is the gala? Where will the gala be?
    • The gala is a celebratory dinner and social hosted at the end of the conference, allowing LMSA to honor and recognize scholarship recipients, research competition winners, LMSA chapter of the year, and LMSA mentor of the year. This year’s gala location is to be determined, stay tuned!
  • How are gala tickets purchased?
    • Gala tickets are NOT included in your general admissions ticket, but are available at a discounted price with your general admissions ticket. Please select the “Discounted Gala” add-on when registering to ensure you have a gala ticket reserved for you. Gala tickets are limited.
  • Who may we reach out to with more questions?
      • Please contact our conference coordinators at conference.midwest(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)lmsa.net or our regional directors at director.midwest(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)lmsa.net
      • For technical difficulties, please reach out to webmaster.midwest(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)lmsa.net

Institutional Support Resources

The link below contains resources to leverage your institutions’ support for your attendance to the LMSA Conference. This includes

  • Procedure on how to seek funding from your institution
  • Formatted email letters for funding
  • Formatted email letters for excuse from academic duties
 
LMSA Midwest Regional Conference February 16-18, 2024! Click here to register now!