Child Life Assistant Summit

The 2019 Child Life Assistant Summit will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Register – Registration Closes July 11, 2019

Child Life Assistant Summit Scholarship Application
Applications must be emailed to: and with the subject “CLA Summit Scholarship Application” by June 20, 2019. Scholarship recipient will be notified by June 24, 2019.

“Information on abstracts and breakout sessions on registration website”

Gilda’s Club
1806 Bridge ST. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

An opportunity to tour Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital will be available immediately following the summit.

Hotel Information:
Hotel rooms have been reserved at the Embassy Suites and the Holiday Inn Express. The block name is under GLACLP CLA (Child Life Assistant) Summit.

Embassy Suites, 710 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(P) 616-512-5700
Group Code: CLA

Holiday Inn Express, 4651 36th Street, Grandville, MI 49418
(P) 616-532-0202

We are pleased to announce the keynote speaker, Dr. William Bush, MD. Dr. Bush received his undergraduate degree at Allegheny College in western Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bush is a Board Certified pediatrician. He is also the Pediatrician-in-Chief at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.