FAQ

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 - Snack Box

*Vegetarian and gluten free meals are available at the conference.

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 do NOT offer refunds. However, if for some reason you are unable to attend we will be happy to transfer your registration to someone else or transfer your registration to the following year.  Please email info@medicalmissions.com with transfer requests. 

Does the GMHC have an approved housing vendor?

Yes. The GMHC is working with AFC 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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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?

Southeast Christian Church (host of the GMHC) offers free host housing for students and missionaries attending the GMHC.  Members of Southeast Christian Church offer their homes as hosts during the GMHC.   Starting September 1st a housing request form will be made available here and he host housing team will then begin to process housing requests.  A member of the GMHC team will be in touch with you once you have completed your form.

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 10:00am-12:00pm and Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm. You MUST pre-register ON-SITE ONLY for these classes! 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.

Does the GMHC offer Continuing Education?

The GMHC offers up to 8 credit hours of Continuing Education for a variety of health care professions (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; AAFP, Nursing, Pharmacy CPE, Dental). The sessions that qualify for CE credits are noted online and in information found at the CE desk during the conference. Sessions with available CE must be attended in person to apply for CE and details on how to apply for credit can also be found at the CE information desk.

*Please note that not all sessions qualify for CE and that the types of CE available for applicable sessions varies.