Events and Meetings

International Conference on Performing Arts Medicine (ICPAM2018)

State of the Art in Performing Arts Medicine March 29-31, 2018 The Hague, The Netherlands The goal of ICPAM2018 is to share state of the art medical scientific knowledge on the topics of dance, music, voice, hearing and mind. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Medical Centre for Dancers and Musicians (MCDM), the Hague Medical Centre and the Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association (NVDMG) will organize an “International Conference on Performing Arts Medicine 2018.” Learn More Call for Abstracts Collaborators

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Third USF-PAMA Southeast Regional Conference

USF-PAMA Collaborative and the Performing Arts Medicine Association present Third USF-PAMA Southeast Regional Conference Lifecycle of the Performing Artist June 1-3, 2018 USF School of Music Barness Recital Hall http://music.arts.usf.edu/PAMA The third USF-PAMA Conference is focused on research and education of healthy practice and longevity of performing artists’ life cycle. Its scope extends to intersecting arts, medicine, ethics, and medical humanities. Download Brochure

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14th Congress of Dance Medicine

14th Congress of Dance Medicine: June 1st − 3rd, 2018 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst The 14th Congress of Dance Medicine offers the possibility for scientific and practical exchange on two general topics: promoting health through dance and promoting health for dancers, dance teachers, dance creators and ballroom dancers. Click here for more information

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USF-PAMA – The Music Gallery Piano Pedagogy Symposium

Third USF-PAMA-The Music Gallery Piano Pedagogy Symposium Longevity Through Awareness of Touch and Tone June 3-5, 2018 Barness Recital Hall & USF School of Music http://music.arts.usf.edu/freetoplay Third USF-PAMA-The Music Gallery Piano Pedagogy Symposium is focused on the awareness of the body, touch and tone, coordinated techniques, mind-body connection, and longevity in learning, teaching and playing the piano. The Symposium presents masterclasses, chamber music coaching, jazz piano, flow in music making, and musician-tailored yoga. Download Brochure Contacts: Dr. Sang-Hie Lee slee@usf.edu Or Je Chodil jchodilpiano@gmail.com  

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NATS 55th National Conference – Las Vegas 2018

June 22-28, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The biennial NATS National Conference attracts NATS members and others from around the world to share in programs, demonstrations, lectures, master classes and competitions that help celebrate the art of singing and increase knowledge of teachers to help them better assist their students. https://www.nats.org/

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PAMA International Symposium

36th Annual PAMA International Symposium Glamor and Grit: Building An Entourage for Health Chapman University Orange, California, USA Saturday, June 30 – Tuesday, July 3, 2018 The theme for our 2018 symposium is oriented around combining all the facets that facilitate improved health support in the arts, to ensure that performing artists’ needs are addressed from all angles. These include: Health education in performing arts training (physical and psychological) Access to appropriate health care Training & educating Performing Arts Medicine specialists to meet the needs of this population Addressing the cultural biases that perpetuate unhealthy habits/ practices in the arts Creating safe working environments for performers The deadline for abstract submissions is October 15, 2017. Click here to view the abstract guidelines or to submit your abstract. Target Audience The PAMA symposium is designed to meet the research and practice needs of physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, educators, artistic directors, and other health care and performing arts professionals who seek to improve the well-being of performing artists. Visit the website Questions may be directed to Dorry Allen  services@artsmed.org  or Julie Massaro executive@artsmed.org.

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Pre-conference Certificate Course: Essentials in Performing Arts Medicine

Two-day Pre-conference Certificate Course In conjunction with ACSM June 28 – 29, 2018 Chapman University, Orange, California Specialized training in prevention and management of health issues in performing artists The Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine is a two-day multidisciplinary enrichment course offered by the PAMA Education Committee. Designed to match the professional interests and career goals of health professionals, educators and performers, this course provides specific education and techniques for prevention, assessment, and care of performing arts-specific health concerns. Collectively on day one, participants will hear introductory and research-informed lectures on health problems that are unique to performing artists including associated health risk factors, issues across the life-span, and the interactive, cultural, and contextual characteristics of health problems that are unique to performing artists. On day two, participants will attend either the health professional or the performing arts stream for more detailed and targeted education and practical sessions related to providing and promoting optimal health for performing artists. Target Audience The target audience includes healthcare professionals, performing artists and performing arts educators, and others interested in learning the essential information needed to provide initial assessment, treatment, referrals and general educational recommendations for the performing artist. (Includes: physicians, physician assistants, nurses, athletic trainers, physical and occupational therapists, other healthcare professionals, arts educators, and performing artists.) Certificate Exam At the completion of the pre-conference course, all participants will have the option of taking an exam tailored to their area of specialization (medicine, allied health, voice, dance, instrumental music). If a passing grade is attained, they will be given a certificate of completion. ...

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