Chicago Guide

Conference venue

University of Chicago is a private research university,  established in 1890 with a donation by John Rockefeller. The University is often found on several national and worldwide top ten lists. 

The conference will take place in the Saieh Hall for Economics.

The University is located around 8 miles south of the downtown Chicago (a taxi or a train ride away). 

Local Accommodation 

Quadrangle Club

 

Short walk from conference venue

 

Located within the University of Chicago the Quadrangle Club offers guest rooms (mainly singles) for overnight stays, and top-rate tennis facilities conveniently located in the heart of the University of Chicago campus.

 

Bookings can be made via email: guestrooms@quadclub.org or call them: 773-702-7221   use their online form.  

 

Guests should reference the group name “General Internal Medicine” when contacting the club.

Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center

Situated in Hyde Park around 1 mile from the conference venue, with a shuttle bus. 

For bookings, click on link and enter preferred dates of stay and click ‘Check Availability’


Book by Phone:
1.888.591.1234
Special Rate Code: UNCH
 

Sophy Hyde Park  

 

Situated in Hyde Park around 1 mile from the conference venue, with a shuttle bus. 

For bookings, click on link and enter preferred dates of stay and click ‘Check Availability’ you can try special rate code UNCH, but it may not be cheaper.

Book by phone:   

1.773.289.1003

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There is a wide range of hotel accommodation in the downtown area of Chicago (which is sometimes cheaper than the accommodation options listed above)

Social events

Tuesday 16th June - Chicago River Tour  

Chicago River sightseeing cruise with take place early evening. It will focus on city architecture and will enable delegates to learn about historic landmarks.

 

The tour is included in the cost of registration.

The tour will end a short walk from the downtown area and delegates can make their own dinner arrangements.

Wednesday 17th June - Conference Dinner 

On the Wednesday evening, the traditional Mt. Hood-conference dinner will be held at the Quadrangle Club just near the conference venue. The buffet style dinner will enable participants to meet in an informal setting and enjoy some unique Chicago cuisine. 

The dinner is included in conference registration fee.