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In conjunction with the Aspen Music Festival and School

presents the 33rd Annual Symposium on

Medical Problems of Performing Artists

July 8, 2015 (Wednesday) Pre-Conference Course
July 9 - 12, 2015 (Thursday - Sunday) PAMA Symposium


Countdown to Curtain: Maximizing Artistry and Injury Prevention Onstage and Behind the Scenes

Westin Snowmass Resort & Hotel, Snowmass, Colorado


The primary learning objectives are as follows:

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

  • Identifying current practices in arts and entertainment potentially leading to problems that contribute to injuries onstage and behind the scenes in performing artists of all genres
  • Applying emerging research and treatment options for common musculoskeletal and neurologic problems and identifying specific treatment implications for the performing arts clinician.
  • Incorporating wellness education and information about the potential physical risks of performance and performance production in the care of both student and professional performers.


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Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions for the 2015 symposium are closed. If you are interested in submitting for the 2016 Symposium in NYC, you may wish to review the guidelines available here - Click here for the guidelines. The deadline for 2016 Symposium submissions is November 1, 2015.

You will be notified of acceptance by January 31, 2016.

Questions may be directed to Dorry Allen  or Julie Massaro


Apply for Symposium Awards

There are two annual awards available to students and young professionals interested in pursuing their studies and career in performing arts medicine:

PAMA members are encouraged to review the guidelines and share this information with eligible young people who seek to make PAM a part of their careers. The deadline for submission is November 1.

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