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TO ENSURE your name is included on the distributed registration list, register by June 2, 2017, online or by mail. Registrations will be accepted only when accompanied by check, money order, VISA, American Express or MasterCard information. Registrations will not be held without payment. To register online, go to To register via mail, send the registration form found on page 22 of the May 2017 Chicago Medicine to: Chicago Medical Society Foundation, 515 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654.

On-site Registration
Please call 312-988-5146 by June 8 to ensure space availability. On-site registration will only be accepted when accompanied by check, money order, VISA, American Express, or MasterCard information.

Cancellation Policy
Tuition, less a $50 handling charge for each registration, will be refunded upon written cancellation received no later than May 23, 2017. Cancellations received after this date cannot be refunded but substitutions are encouraged. The ABA reserves the right to cancel any program and assumes no responsibility for personal expenses.

Registration Fee
The registration fee for (Thursday and Friday), your payment will include admission to the program, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, one lunch, reception, the Physician Law Book, 4th Edition, and electronic course materials.

Conference Location
The Physician Legal Issues Conference will take place at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Chicago on Thursday, June 8, from 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Friday, June 9, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Hotel Information
A block of rooms has been reserved at The InterContinental Chicago at the rate of $259 single/double with 17.4% tax. The InterContinental Chicago is located at 505 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. You can reserve your room by visiting the website at or you can call the Hotel directly at 1-800-628-2112 (312-944-4100 for international calls) and identify yourself as a participant of the ABA Physician Legal Issues Conference 2017 (or group code KFG). The room block expires on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Airline Information
The Hotel is approximately 18 miles (35–60 minutes) from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and 12 miles (30–40 minutes) from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). Discounted airfares are available from ABA Orbitz for Business, including ABA negotiated discounts on American, Virgin and United. For details, go to and select travel.

ABA Negotiated Airfare Discounts—Available Online!
With ABA Egencia, you can automatically obtain ABA negotiated airfare discounts for travel to ABA meetings. ABA Egencia for business enables you to purchase the best airfare at the time of booking, by providing you with the ability to search for and compare fares from virtually every airline serving the destination. Reservations with ABA Egencia for business can be made online or offline. For offline reservations, call 877-833-6285. ABA Egencia is available online via ABA Travel Services. ABA airfare discounts on some carriers may also be obtained by purchasing your tickets under the ABA Discount Codes directly from the airline or through your travel agent. American Airlines ABA Discount is only available at ABA Egencia. Note that a travel profile is required when booking airline reservations with ABA Egencia. Visit for more information.

United Airlines 800-426-1122
Agreement Code: 621691 / Z Code: ZXDR
Discount available at
Online Discount Code: ZXDR621691
Not for Leisure Travel

Delta Airlines 800-328-1111
ABA File Global Meeting Code: NMP56

CME Information
Physicians who attend this conference may earn up to 15.3 CME credits. For additional information about this CME activity, including any updates regarding faculty members and/ or commercial support disclosures, please visit the Chicago Medical Society’s (CMS) website at You can also contact the CMS Education Department via phone at 312-670-2550. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Chicago Medical Society, the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section and the American Association for Physician Leadership. The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the amount of credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Tax Deduction for Educational Expenses
An income tax deduction may be allowed for educational expenses undertaken to maintain or improve professional skills. This includes registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging expenses.

Services for Persons with Disabilities
If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this program, please submit your request in writing to Health Law Section, American Bar Association, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

Dress Code
Business and business casual attire are appropriate for the program.

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