Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM CDT

Garage Parking Available at a fee; street parking also available (be careful with signage)

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Rush University Medical School 
1725 W. Harrison
Searle Conference Room, Rush Professional Building
Room 500
Chicago, IL 60612

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LaMenta Conway, MD, MPH 

Urban Bridges International  Medical Scholars 

Kiara Wallace, one of our Scholarship awardees from 2017 class spent 6 weeks in Costa Rica learning the language and shadowing physician.  enjoys bird watching at Arenal Volcano's Hanging Bridges



Stop the Bleed Workshop was filled to capacity with students wanting to learn what to do in case of traumas.

3rd  Annual Health & Medical Careers Conference

                       For Aspiring Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals 

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

  • Stop by the Exhibitor's Hall beginning at 11:30am then join us for lunch and conference sessions beginning midday tailored for medical school students and physicians.
  • Rusty on your clinical skills? Enjoy “how to” workshops on suturing and , STOP THE BLEED and brush up on your skills.  Confident already? Then help teach medical students who will be learning besides you.
  • Troubled by debt and mountains of loans? Midwest Legacy will discuss ways to reset your finances and plan for your financial future.
  • Intersted in humanitarian and travel abroad? Learn about options to serve in Haiti or to study the Cuban Health System in Cuba. 
  • Get the Residency of your choice?  Learn about ERAS and when and how to match successfully in your chosen specialty. 
  • Network with other medical school students, physicians and allied health professionals who can share there journey and help you brainstorm your own path
  • Have you decided to become a medical school mentor? Plan to join us after the conference, from 4:00-6pm for an evening of entertainment with hip hop violinst Rivvio.  Dr. Adrianne Dade will deliver a keynote address 


  • Explore Study Abroad opportunities at destinations like Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Cuba and learn about other cultures while developing shadowing medical providers and developing second language fluency.
  • Learn how you can serve on medical missions in places like Haiti and Kenya and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity Explore local and national summer STEM research opportunities like NIH, Fermilab, Argonne Labs, etc… 
  • Learn about how to join I AM ABEL FOUNDATION’S Urban Bridges Medical Mentoring Program and how you may become involved.


  • Middle School
  • High School 
  • Undergraduate
  • Post-baccalaureate
  • Young adults / recent high school and college graduates
  • Medical School Students
  • Physicians