PAMA 2016 International Symposium

July 7 – 10, 2016 (Thursday – Sunday)

Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian

Make it! Not Break it! Creating the Resilient Performing Artist and Athlete

Join PAMA and our colleagues in New York for this momentous event combining the fields of performing arts medicine, sports medicine, and medical education to address artists and performers health issues.

The primary learning objectives are as follows:

After participating in this Symposium, attendees will be able to improve the care of performing artists/athletes and advance the work of performing arts/sports medicine as a field by:

  • Identifying current determinants of health including socio-economic, gender and racial inequalities in arts and entertainment/sports potentially leading to problems that contribute to injuries and illness in performing artists/athletes of all genres
  • Applying emerging research and treatment options emphasizing concepts of neuroplasticity for hearing health, neuro-musculoskeletal/vocal health and psychological health and identifying specific treatment implications for the performing arts/sports clinician.
  • Incorporating education and information about the potential health risks of human performance in the care of both student and professional performing artists and athletes.
  • Combining content from our partner organizations including ACSM, MTNA, and others in the Athletes and the Arts collaboration.

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