Medical Humanities Conference 2019

The Ninth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference is September 19-20, 2019.

Conference Program

The conference program and abstract book are now available. The venue is the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. The address is 300 Portage Street; please see both maps and directions and parking information.


Registration for the conference is now open. (Please note that registration fees are non-refundable.)

Register today

Getting to Kalamazoo

For those flying, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) is approximately five miles from the conference site. Grand Rapids (GRR) sometimes has less expensive flights and is about an hour's drive away. Trains are regularly available from both Detroit and Chicago, each of which is serviced by large, international airports.

Conference hotels

Delta by Marriott
2747 S 11th St
(269) 375-6000

This hotel has an airport shuttle, as well as shuttle service to and from the conference site; it is the recommended hotel for those without cars. Conference rate is $119/night. To access the room block, please follow the conference link.

Red Roof Inn West
5425 W Michigan Ave
(800) 874-9000

This is a recommended budget option, though does not offer shuttle service. Rates are approximately $60/night, and no booking code required.

WMU sponsors