Chicago-bound? What to Do and Where to Eat

Are you heading to Chicago to join AAHPM for the Summer Institute? Need ideas on what to do while you are here? Find out what locals have suggested below:

Attend the Chicago Air & Water Show, August 15-16 for the largest free admission air and water exhibition of its kind in the US. The show will feature daredevil thrills in the air and on the water with the Chicago Skyline as a background – a must-see event. Some other sites you’ll want to visit areNavy Pier or step out onto the Skydeck at Willis Tower. Check out one of the many great institutions Chicago has to offer: Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, Lincoln Park Zoo, Museum of Contemporary Photography, or Adler Planetarium and Wrigley Field. Enjoy the surroundings of one of the beautiful parks in the city including: Lincoln Park, Grant Park, Millennium Park, and Clarence F. Buckingham Memorial Fountain. Sign up for a tour through the Chicago Architecture Tours and visit iconic skyscrapers, elegant hotels or homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Chicago Traveler will supply you with many more ideas for your trip.

Do you have suggestions on where to eat? Submit suggestions in the comments. Some nearby options include:
Mercat a la Planxa – Tapas
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks
Buddy Guy’s Legends – Blues club with Cajun and Creole food
Acadia – Seasonal American
Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

AAHPM Summer Institute
Designed with your professional development needs in mind, select the courses based on your career goals:
-AAHPM Leadership Forum: Ascend (August 16-18)
-Intensive for CEOs and CMOs: Building an Exceptional Physician/Executive Leadership Team (August 17)
-ICD-10 Boot Camp for Hospice and Palliative Care (August 17)
-Hospice Medical Director Conference (August 18-19)
Learn more and register at or call 847.375.4712.

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