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Medical Volunteer Program

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, now in its 37th year, is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious road-racing events and host to 45,000 registered participants annually. From world-class athletes to recreational runners, participants travel from every corner of the globe to take on the challenge of running 26.2 miles through the streets of Chicago.

The Medical Volunteer Program, led by Bank of America Chicago Marathon Medical Director, Dr. George Chiampas, prides itself on its industry-leading staff and on-site services. Medical volunteers are essential to the production of this race, and in 2013, over 1,200 dedicated individuals volunteered to provide medical support and assistance throughout all areas of the race.

Professional volunteers
Registration is now open for licensed professionals and health care students. Click on the appropriate link below to sign up. Registration will close on Friday, September 26 or as positions fill.

Attending physician (including fellows)

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon provides volunteer medical malpractice insurance coverage for all licensed medical professionals on race day – provided that their license information has been received and verified. License information will be collected at the point of registration, and most Illinois licenses will be automatically verified via the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. A small number of professionals (including out-of-state) will be prompted to upload a copy of their license or mail/fax one to the Chicago Marathon office, Attn: Medical volunteer program, by September 26, 2014.

Fax: 312.904.9820
Mail: 135 South LaSalle, Suite 1160, Chicago, IL 60603

Student volunteers
Unlicensed health care students must be formally enrolled in a college or university-level allied health curriculum in order to volunteer. All students will be supervised by a licensed practitioner on race day.

ATC student
Medical student
Nursing student
Podiatry student
PT student
Health care students – Spotter towers

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