MACHA 2016 Annual Meeting

Helping Ourselves Help Others

Hosted by Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – IUPUI
October 27 & 28, 2016
Omni Hotel
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Registration Information

Registration Fees
$175 – Full conference
$150 – ACHA Members
$150 – Presenters
$125 - Presenters who are ACHA Members
$50 – Trainees
$125 ($25 discount for ACHA member or presenter) – Thursday (one day)
$75 ($25 discount for ACHA member or presenter) – Friday (half day)

Continuing education credits pending. $25 additional fee for CEU/CME credits.
Register online

Hotel information

The 2016 Regional Annual Meeting will be held at the Omni Severin Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis.
Omni Severin Downtown Indianapolis
40 West Jackson Place
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 634-6664

Room Rates
Single/Double room rate: $162/night plus taxes
Triple/Quad room rate: $182/night plus taxes
Book rooms online at or by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI. Must mention IUPUI Campus Health to receive the conference rate.
Conference room rate only guaranteed through September 28, 2016.

Self-parking is available 1 block from the conference hotel in the Pan Am parking garage (approximately $22 for 24 hours per car without in/out privileges).
Onsite valet parking is available for $38 per room night/per vehicle until 3 p.m. on the date of departure.
Nearby self-parking options are also available.

Conference Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 27
7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. – Exhibitor Area Open
7 a.m. – Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 a.m. – Opening Keynote
10 a.m. – Noon – Educational Breakout Sessions
Noon – Business Luncheon
2-4:15 p.m. – Educational Breakout Sessions

Friday, October 28
7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Exhibitor Area Open
7 a.m. – Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 a.m. – Friday Morning Keynote
10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Educational Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m. – Conference ends

Keynote Speakers

The MACHA Planning Committee is pleased to bring the following speakers to MACHA 2016:

Sarah van Orman, MD, MMM, Executive Director of University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine

Breakout Session Information

Click here for a detailed list of educational breakout sessions, including room locations.

Continuing Education Information

The planning committee has applied for CE and this space will be updated when more information is available.

Sponsorship Information

The Mid-America College Health Association Conference Planning Committee has numerous sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities still available for the 2016 regional annual meeting. For more information, please contact Conference Planning Chair Steve Wintermeyer by email or by phone at (317) 278-2603.

Conference Presentations

2016 American College Health Association Update
Alone We Go Faster, Together We Go Further
Breaking the Stigma: a Physician’s Road to Recovery and Self-care
Improving Healthcare for Transgender People
Glossary of LGBT Terms
Key Components of a College Travel Health Program
Mumps in Central Indiana and Beyond: 2016 Update
Oral Dermatology: Common Findings, Approach to Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Oral Dermatology Handout
Prescription Drug Abuse Peer Education: an Initiative of Purdue Student Health
Promoting College Students’ Resilience and Grit with Self-Determination Practices
Resilience and Grit Handout 1
Resilience and Grit Handout 2