Mid-West Chapter

Next Meeting Date: September 16-17, 2017
Location: Hilton at the St. Louis Ballpark, St. Louis, MO

  • ABOUT

    The Mid-West Chapter was re-formed to bring together thoughts and issues throughout the multi-state area regarding clinical application to hyperbaric medicine practice.  To provide up to date educational offerings, as well as new information related to hyperbaric medicine, and develop a closer relationship with Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society.

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  • CHAPTER OFFICERS

    President: 
    Kristen Torgerson, MSN, ACHRN
    Email: Click Here 
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    Past President:
     
    Laurie Gesell, MD

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    Member-At-Large: 
    Larry Chase, MD

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    Member-At-Large: 
    Georgia Siebenaler, RRT, CHT
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    Member-At-Large:
     
    Vicky Erdman, CCRN, CHRN
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    Member-At-Large:
     
    Cheryl Carver, LPN
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  • HOTEL/LOCATION INFORMATION

    "The Society/Chapter has negotiated a special discounted room rate (room-block) with the hotel. Your patronage of this meeting hotel makes it possible for the Society/Chapter to secure the space necessary for this event at a greatly reduced cost. The hotel not only offers a discounted rate and the best networking opportunities, but staying in the group block helps the Society/Chapter meet its obligation to the hotel, avoid penalties, and keep meeting registration prices down. Any attendee that does not book under the UHMS room block, will not receive the special discounted amenities."

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    Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
    #1 South Broadway
    St. Louis, MO  63102

    Room Rate: $139 S/D
    Room Reservations: CLICK HERE or call direct: 314-421-1776 "UHMS Annual Meeting-Midwest Chapter"
    Reservation Cut-off date: August 24, 2017

    Room rates will be in effect from September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017.  Extensions prior to or past the agreed Event dates are subject to room availability at group rate. 
    The current tax is 17.929% and is subject to change.

     

    TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION

    From the Airport

    Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
    DIRECTIONS
    Take I-70 East to Memorial Dr./Broadway Exit. Go 10 blocks and the hotel is on the right.
    Distance from Hotel:14 mi.
    Drive Time:15 min.
    TypeTypical Minimum Charge
    Limousine 55.00 USD
    Rental Car Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    Subway/Rail 3.00 USD
    Taxi 35.00 USD
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    Discounted Airport-to-Hotel Shuttle Transportation

    UHMS and GO BEST Express have partnered together to provide convenient shared ride shuttle service to/from the airport and local hotels. Between the reliable and friendly chauffeurs, the clean vans, and amazing rates, there’s no other way to GO than with the BEST!
    CLICK HERE to receive 10% OFF!!

    Discount rate ONLY available by booking through the provided link. Reservations made on the spot at the counter will be subject to standard rates of $45 roundtrip. Discount code: UHMS2017


    St. Louis Downtown-Parks Airport
    DIRECTIONS
    From Downtown St. Louis-Cross the Poplar St. Bridge. Take Rt. 3 South exit to Cahokia to 3rd light go left. Rt. on Nickell, rt. on Falling Springs Rd. Left at airport sign onto Curtiss Steinberg Rd. and follow the signs to airport.
    Distance from Hotel:8 mi.
    Drive Time:7 min.
    TypeTypical Minimum Charge
    Limousine 55.00 USD
    Rental Car Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    Subway/Rail 3.00 USD
    Taxi 35.00 USD
    Scott Air Force Base/MidAmerica Airport
    DIRECTIONS
    Take IL-158 East to I-64 West. Take the 9th Street exit 40A toward Stadium / Tucker Blvd. Turn slight left onto S 9th Street. Take the second right onto Market St. Turn right onto S. Broadway.
    Distance from Hotel:24 mi.
    Drive Time:min.

    DIRECTIONS FROM THE HOTEL STAFF

    You'll find our hotel near Edward Jones Dome, Busch Stadium, Scottrade Center and several more downtown attractions.

    Directions from North:

    East on I-70 to Broadway Exit-Stay straight on Broadway. Hotel is on right, just past Market St.

    Directions from South:

    From North bound on I-55 merge onto I-44 Exit 209 on the left toward I-70 W/Kansas City/Downtown St. Louis. Take Exit 251C-toward Downtown. Merge onto S. Memorial Drive. Turn left onto Walnut St. Turn right onto S. 4th Street. Take the first left onto Market Street. Take the first left onto Broadway S. Broadway.

    Directions from East:

    From East bound on I-64. Take the 9th Street exit 40A toward Stadium / Tucker Blvd. Turn slight left onto S 9th Street. Take the second right onto Market St. Turn right onto S. Broadway.

    Directions from West (Interstate I-70):

    East on I-70 to Broadway Exit-Stay straight on Broadway. Hotel is on right, just past Market St.

    Directions from West (Interstate I-64/40):

    East on I-64 to the 11th Street/Stadium Exit 39C. Continue on 11th street to Market St. Turn right on Market St. Turn right on Broadway.

    Directions from Scott Air Force Base

    Take IL-158 East to I-64 West. Take the 9th Street exit 40A toward Stadium / Tucker Blvd. Turn slight left onto S 9th Street. Take the second right onto Market St. Turn right onto S. Broadway.


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  • MEETING REGISTRATION

    CLICK HERE

    Please click the above link to register or use the WORD or PDF registration forms (links below) and email or fax to us.   
    Click here for the WORD version.     Click here for the PDF version.   Thank you.

    FEES: 

    MEETING REGISTRATION:

    RECEPTION:

    • Attendee: Welcome Reception - $0.00
    • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception - $40.00

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  • SCHEDULE

    Coming Soon

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  • SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS


    CLICK HERE
     to register now OR download the PDF version: Download now


    The UHMS Mid-west Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting offers an excellent opportunity for your organization to promote its products and services to a very specific target audience and to reinforce your corporate image within the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society members.


    The 2017 Mid-west Chapter Meeting will be held at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, #1 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO.   Room rate: $139 S/D.  Room Reservations: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/STLBVHF-UHM-20170912/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG  or call direct: 314-421-1776 "UHMS Annual Meeting-Midwest Chapter."  Reservation Cut-off date:  August 24, 2017.  Room rates will be in effect from September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017.  Extensions prior to or past the agreed Event dates are subject to room availability at group rate.   The current tax is 17.929% and is subject to change.

    MID-WEST CHAPTER OF THE UHMS MISSION:
    The Mid-West Chapter of the UHMS has as its continuing education mission to promote educational activities for physicians and allied health professionals in the local and regional areas based on a needs assessment of the members and on the UHMS Panel of Expert Opinion.  These activities will improve the scientific and practical knowledge in the areas of hyperbaric oxygen treatment and diving medicine.


    The Conference Program will feature a number of outstanding local speakers, concurrent sessions.  The Conference attracts researchers and practitioners from all around the world and provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and extend contacts.

    As one of our “Event Sponsors" you will not only be an integral part of the meeting's social events, but will also gain significant promotion.  These events provide an excellent opportunity for networking in a relaxed setting.  These sponsorships offer an industry stakeholder excellent value exposure to an audience of industry professionals. 

    • Sponsorship acknowledgment on website and any printed material
    • Signage displayed during the Event
    • An opportunity to display promotional material (supplied by Sponsor) at the Event

    ** ALL artwork must be supplied by the sponsor and emailed to lisa@uhms.org * 

    Sponsor Organization:


    • Platinum: $5,000
    • Gold: $3,500 
    • Bronze: $1,500
    • Reception Sponsor: $3,000
    • Break Sponsor: $1,000


    Exhibit Table: $500.00

    - 6 ft. draped table/2 chairs
    - 1 representative
    - product or informational flyer in satchel


    Satchel Insert: $ 150.00

    - If you cannot exhibit and would like for your informational flyer to be included in satchel. Inserts must be shipped to UHMS 1 month prior to the meeting.


    Digital Display your AD: $250

    Cannot attend? Why not display your information on a digital display. This display will be featured out size of the meeting room door for all to view. Send you ppt, jpeg or gif to us.

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