2014 Regional Conference

Welcome to the Latino Medical Student Association Southeast Regional Conference.

We are very excited to invite you to our 6th Annual Regional Conference hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC. This event will be held on February 7th – 9th, 2014 and will bring together health professionals and students from across the southeast region.

The theme of the conference is “Hablamos Español: Understanding the Diversity Behind One Language.” Through various workshops, keynote addresses, and forum discussions, we will strive to create an understanding of the importance of health issues in the Latino community, the impact of cultural competency on healthcare, as well as diversity in the field. As we are all very excited to host this event, we hope that you will join us in beautiful Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Eventbrite - 2014 LMSA Southeast Regional Conference

Date: February 7th-9th, 2014
Venue: The William and Ida Friday Center, UNC Chapel Hill
Address: 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Hotels with discounted rates 

Courtyard by Marriott (Walking distance from venue)
100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill NC 27516 | 919-883-0700 

Aloft Hotel (1 mile away from venue – requires transportation to venue)
1001 S. Hamilton Road, Chapel Hill NC 27517 | 919-932-7772 

Conference Agenda

 

Conference Venue

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education


Situated on quiet, beautifully landscaped grounds, with convenient access from all points in the Triangle, the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education provides an ideal setting for continuing education programs of all descriptions. The Conference Center hosts more than 700 events with approximately 73,000 participants annually. The facility has built-in technology systems in many of its 26 meeting spaces. The building also houses a 400-seat auditorium and an on-site catering and dining facility. Conference planning and technology staff provide in-house support to program planners. More Information

Map

The Friday Center is located at 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, approximately three miles east of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, just off Highway 54 East (Raleigh Road). The Center is a short distance from Interstate 40 (from Raleigh, I-40 exit 273A; from Greensboro, I-40 exit 273). Directions

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Directions

From Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and points west:
Take I-40 East to Exit 273 (Hwy 54 West/Chapel Hill). Turn right at top of ramp. Proceed approximately two miles and turn left onto Friday Center Drive. Take the second right into the Friday Center parking area. Guest parking is on the left; the Friday Center is on the right.

From Durham:
Take I-85 South to 15-501. Take I-40 East to Exit 273 and follow the directions above.

From Charlotte:
Take I-85 North to Greensboro (I-85 and I-40 intersect in Greensboro) and follow the directions from Greensboro above.

From Raleigh:
Take I-40 to Exit 273A (Hwy 54 West/Chapel Hill). Proceed approximately two miles and turn left onto Friday Center Drive. Take the second right into the Friday Center parking area. Guest parking is on the left; the Friday Center is on the right.

From points south of Chapel Hill, arriving on Hwy 15-501 North:
Take the 15-501/54 East bypass as you approach Chapel Hill. Proceed approximately two miles and take the Hwy 54 East exit toward Raleigh. Proceed one mile and turn right onto Friday Center Drive. Take the second right into the Friday Center parking area. Guest parking is on the left; the Friday Center is on the right.

+ Hotels

Inquire about special Friday Center or University rates.
  • Courtyard by Marriott | 100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill NC 27516
    919-883-0700 (Within walking distance from Conference venue)
  • Aloft Chapel Hill | 1001 S. Hamilton Road, Chapel Hill NC 27517
    919-932-7772 (Transportation not provided from Hotel to Conference venue)
  • The Carolina Inn | 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514
    919-933-2001
  • Hampton Inn & Suites | 6137 Farrington Road (at I-40 and Hwy 54), Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    919-403-8700
  • Holiday Inn Express | 6119 Farrington Road (at I-40 and Hwy 54), Chapel Hill NC 27514
    919-489-7555

Support

Download the application for the Medical Student Scholarship of the LMSA Southeast Region.

Download the application here.

 

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