Conference and Gala

Gala Dinner: Saturday Nov 4th

Location: Marriott Mag Mile Chicago, 540 Michigan Avenue, 5th floor

Time: 6:30pm – 7pm Check-in & Networking

7pm – 10pm Program

Dress code: Formal

Parking: MedGlobal can validate parking for $35 self-park at ROW Parking on the corner of Rush and Ohio (across the street from Marriott) credit card or zelle accepted

Program: At the Gala dinner , we will be giving a critical update on what is happening on the ground in Gaza and hear from people who have been there.

We will also present our annual humanitarian awards, recognize milestones and our partners, and listen to two inspiring keynotes on how AI will change the world by Dr. Taha Kass-hoot Chief Technology Officer at GE Healthcare who also served two terms under the Obama Presidency and Professor David Nott, OBE awarded for his work as a War Surgeon by the Queen of England.


If you’re joining us for our annual gala be sure to stop through our selfie booth from DigiBooths. A DigiGroup Entertainment company and your go to for anything event related!

Conference: Saturday Nov 4- Sunday Nov 5th

Dress Code: Business Casual

Location: Marriott Mag Mile, 540 Michigan Avenue, 5th floor

  • 8:00 am – 5:00pm CST

This remarkable 2-day conference and dinner will feature distinguished keynote speakers, captivating performances, and an awards ceremony to celebrate notable achievements.

Earn 11 AMA Category 1A CME Hours!*

Over 80 conference speakers confirmed & 21 conference panels with highlights including:

  • Dr. Taha Kass-Hout, Chief Technology Officer GE Healthcare
  • Dr. David Nott OBE, distinguished War Surgeon
  • Dr. Omar Lateef, CEO Rush University Health Systems
  • AI & Technology Experts
  • Leaders and Dignitaries

Book Signing

  • Dr. David Nott, OBE War Doctor
  • Dr. Stevan Weine How Allen Ginsberg Made Revolutionary Poetry from Madness
  • Dr. Nour Akhras Just One: A Journey of Perseverance and Conviction

MedGlobal Gallery – The Other Side of War

  • Take a walk through MedGlobal’s curated gallery showcasing the often overlooked impacts of armed conflicts and disasters on families, children, & healthcare workers.

MedGlobal Hot Chocolate 5K Run – Sun Nov 5th

Come support MedGlobal at America’s sweetest run on November 5, 2023, with 5K, 10K, 15K and 2- Mile distances.

To register for the Hot Chocolate Run please visit:


PRE-CONFERENCE (Fri Nov 3rd) Medical Training Sessions

  • POCUS- Point of Care Ultrasound
  • HBB – Helping Babies Breathe
  • SPHERE Training

Info and Sign-up:


MedGlobal is a humanitarian and health non-governmental organization (NGO) working to serve vulnerable communities around the world by providing innovative, free, and sustainable healthcare. Our health services support refugees, displaced persons, and other marginalized communities in conflict-affected and low-resource settings around the world.

*In order to recieve 11 CME credit hours:

Pocus Training

This year at our 2023 MedGlobal Conference we are proud to offer a one-day workshop in Point-Of-Care Ultrasound, focusing on Trauma-related ultrasound, Lung Ultrasound and Basic Cardiac Ultrasound that will include short lectures with an ample amount of hands-on practice on standardized patients. The goal of this workshop is to build skills for those who are interested in volunteering with MedGlobal for future POCUS missions. 

Date: Friday, November 3   Time: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Location: Advocate Christ Simulation Center  in Oak Lawn, Illinois 

Essential Newborn Care Training

This one day program will introduce the concepts of ENC and digital learning as well as practice the hands-on skills needed to teach the course.The course is aligned with WHO quality standards for maternal and newborn health, small and sick newborns care, with focus on the rights of newborns, nurturing care, Point of Care Quality Improvement and strengthened links to care in the community. 

Date: Friday, November 3    Time: 8 am – 5:30 pm

Location: ADA building, American Dental Association , 211 East Chicago, Conference room 09031

SPHERE Training

The overall objective of this training is to provide participants an understanding of the challenges and dynamics of providing humanitarian assistance in a camp setting and how SPHERE standards can be utilized to improve and guide a response. The training will delve into the realities of serving populations in make-shift camps while implementing SPHERE by using the guided case study of the history of the Matamoros camp at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Date: November 3     Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location: Chicago, IL

Book Your Tickets Today!

Join us at MedGlobal’s 3rd Annual Conference and Gala in Chicago, IL on Nov 4-5, 2023. Use code EARLYBIRD for 15% off your ticket!

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