How do I get there?

  • Need a map? Directions?  CLICK HERE
  • You will need your own transportation from your hotel to Southeast Christian Church each day. 
  • If you are student or missionary needing housing, please check the travel tab for a link to submit a request.

How should I dress?

  • Dress for the conference is casual - jeans are acceptable
  • Ties for men are not necessary. 
  • Typical weather conditions for this time of year are cool with possible rain CHECK LOCAL WEATHER

What meals are included?

The following meals are included in your registration:

  • Thursday - Dinner
  • Friday - Lunch and Dinner
  • Saturday - Light Lunch/Snack Box

*Vegetarian and gluten free meals are available at the conference. Please request a special ticket for these meals at registration check-in.

Is childcare available?

  • There is NO childcare provided at the conference. 
  • We ask that children under 6 not attend the breakout sessions, as it has caused distraction in the past. Infants are welcome to be held by parents. 
  • There are several locations around the building for mothers. Plenary sessions will be available to watch from outside of the main auditorium as well.
  • We understand that not providing childcare makes it difficult for people with children to attend. We have pursued this opportunity many times, but due to legal and logistical issues, we have not been able to make it work. We apologize for the inconvenience this causes.

Does GMHC offer refunds?

Due to processing costs, we typically do NOT offer refunds. However, we understand that due to COVID-19 there can be restrictions and uncertainty around travel. If for some reason you are unable to attend we will be happy to work with you to come up with a solution or transfer your registration to  to the virtual option or the conference the following year.  Please email info@medicalmissions.com with requests. 

Does the GMHC have an approved housing/travel vendor?

Yes. The GMHC is working with WayPoint Travel to book hotels. Any other organization that may contact you through email or phone call is NOT associated with the GMHC.

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Solicitation of GMHC organizations can result in immediate cancellation without financial remittance.  

Any organization that solicits members of the MedicalMissions.com community will be blocked unless they have written permission from the GMHC.  

The staff of MedicalMissions.com reserves the right to remove any personal or organization profile if site terms and rules are not followed.

Does the GMHC offer host housing?

Yes! Southeast Christian Church (host of the GMHC) offers host housing for students and missionaries attending the GMHC.  Members of Southeast Christian Church offer their homes as hosts during the GMHC.  Due to Covid-19 our housing may be limited and on a first come/first serve basis. Please complete the Housing Application Form for consideration.  A member of the GMHC team will be in touch with you once you have completed our on-line housing request form. Please allow our team time to process each request. 

NOTE: If you are part of a group, only one person should apply for the entire group.

Do I have to register for the Hands On classes?

This year we have two time slots for our Hands On classes - Friday from 1:00-2:45 pm and Friday 3:15-5:00 pm. You MUST pre-register for these classes on-site at the conference! The classes will cost $5 to cover the materials that the facilitators will be supplying. Please come to the registration desk at your earliest convenience to register for these classes.

Will there be a Poster Session in 2021?

Yes! We are accepting new abstracts for the GMHC 2021 through May 31st, 2021.  The Poster Presentation is designed to give attendees an opportunity to informally present and discuss their research with colleagues.  We will be  accepting abstracts involving research in any area of healthcare missions (including but not limited to medicine, nursing, behavioral health, public health, dentistry, OT/PT and optometry). You can find out more information and submit your abstract here.

Can I get a receipt for my registration?

Yes, you can actually access your receipt by logging in to medicalmissions.com with the account you registered with and then selecting your personal "Dashboard" from the drop down when you hover over your profile picture on the top right hand side of your screen.  You will see a heading titled "Upcoming Events You Are Attending" and from there you have access to your event ticket and receipt.

Does GMHC have any Covid-19 process/procedures in place for the in-person conference?

Yes, please access our conference's Covid-19 information here.

I need to contact someone on the GMHC team. How do I do this?

If you have any questions that have not been answered in our FAQs please reach out to us via email at info@medicalmissions.com