Webinars

Current Offerings

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Sunday, April 25, 2021 (2:00 pm EDT)

'How to get your abstract accepted' to include IRBs - Professor Jane Ginsborg and Serap Bastepe-Gray, MD

This webinar is a max of one hour. All registrants will receive a certificate of attendance.

PAMA Members Click here to register free of charge

$10 (USD) for Non-members - Click here to register


May 24, 2021 (Time TBA)

'Shoulder issues in Performing Artists' - Melody Hrubes, MD

Registration for this webinar will be posted here once open. This webinar is a max of one hour. All registrants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Free to PAMA Member

$10 (USD) for Non-members



Previous Webinars

January 25, 2021 8:00 pm EST

'Inclusivity and Diversity in PAMA' with Jason Hu, MD followed by 'Introduction to PAMA and the Young Professionals'

This webinar is a max of one hour and is free of charge. Once registered, you will receive a link to participate in the webinar. All registrants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Click here to watch the recording of this webinar


February 22, 2021 8:00 pm EST

Meet and Greet with Melody Hrubes, MD

Dr. Hrubes is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Sports Medicine and is the Director of our Primary Care Sports Division for the New York region.  She currently serves as the Medical Director for the Radio City Rockettes, as a team physician for the United States Soccer Federation and has previously worked with United States Gymnastics.  She has experience with broad-based musculoskeletal injuries with particular interest in injury prevention and biomechanical rehabilitation in athletes, performing artists, endurance sports, and female athletes.  She specializes in ultrasound-guided procedures, regenerative medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine.  

Dr. Hrubes has worked with multiple dance and theater companies and is on the board of the Performing Arts Medicine Association.  She is also an active member and serves on committees of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, International Association for Dance Medicine, and American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Hrubes prefers to take a holistic approach to injury treatment and performance optimization.  She incorporates the patient's function and priorities when creating a multi-faceted treatment plan.

This webinar is a max of one hour. All registrants will receive a certificate of attendance.

A recording of this webinar will be available soon.


March 29, 2021 - 8:00 pm EDT

Musculoskeletal and Neurological Injuries in Performing Artists with Case Studies - Janice Ying, DPT

Dr. Janice Ying is the owner and founder of Opus Physical Therapy and Performance Inc.  She is an ABPTS board certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy serving the Greater Los Angeles area and is widely recognized as an expert in the field of Performing Arts Medicine. Most recently, she has been awarded the 2021 Emerging Leader Award by the American Physical Therapy Association - Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy for her contributions to the profession through promoting Physical Therapy in the Performing Arts.  She is currently the physical therapist at The Colburn School - Conservatory of Music and the American Contemporary Ballet.

Dr. Ying’s professional interests include clinical research and the application of injury prevention and rehabilitation techniques for instrumental musicians. She frequently provides courses and educational sessions for medical professionals on topics relating to the management and treatment of health conditions found in performing artists.  Additionally, she develops resources and educational sessions for artists to help share information on healthy habits for musicians and injury prevention techniques.

Dr. Ying is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, where currently serves as the Secretary of the Performing Arts Special Interest Group. Additional affiliations include the Performing Arts Medicine Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

Thank you to everyone who attended this webinar. We had a great response!

A recording of this webinar will be available soon.



Recording and Links

Bringing Performance INDOORS:
Performing Artists and Arts Organizations Discuss Performance Challenges with COVID-19

Presented on Monday, November 2, 2020

Webinar Outline:

  1. Welcome and Introduction - Lucinda Halstead, MD, President PAMA
  2. Interactive Discussion with Performer - Neal McCoy, Singer & Songwriter; Jelena Srebric, PhD, Acting Associate Dean of Research, University of Maryland; Allen Henderson, DMA, Executive Director NATS
  3. Update on Aerosol Study: Dancers, Singers, Actors - Jelena Srebric, PhD, Acting Associate Dean of Research, University of Maryland
  4. Aerosol Challenges and Solutions for the Theater - Mark Seton, PhD, Sense Connexion 
  5. Update Singing Safely - Allen Henderson, DMA, Executive Director NATS
  6. Interactive Discussion with Performer - Natalja Sticco, Mezzo-Soprano; Allen Henderson, DMA, Executive Director NATS; Mark Seton, PhD, Sense Connexion; Lucinda Halstead, MD, President PAMA
  7. Update on Aerosol Study: Instruments and Status of Use by Schools - James Weaver, EdD, Director of Performing Arts and Sports, National Federation of High School State Associations
  8. Utilization of Aerosol Data by Major Symphony Orchestras - Ralph Manchester, MD, University of Rochester
  9. Interactive Discussion with Performer - Skip Martin, Singer & Jazz Trumpeter; James Weaver, EdD, Director of Performing Arts and Sports, National Federation of High School State Associations; Ralph Manchester, MD, University of Rochester
  10. Aerosol Challenges and Solutions for Dancers - Melody Hrubes, MD, Rothman Orthopaedics; Lauren Elson, MD, Harvard University, Spaulding Rehabilitation; Heather Southwick, PT, MSPT, Boston Ballet
  11. Interactive Discussion with Performer - Madelyn Ho, MD, Physician & Dancer; Johanna Kepler, Dancer & Choreographer; Melody Hrubes, MD, Rothman Orthopaedics; Lauren Elson, MD, Harvard University, Spaulding Rehabilitation
  12. Wrap up

Recording

NOTE: We experienced technical difficulties at the beginning of the webinar in regards to the recording. Due to this we are unable to show the introduction portion of the webinar presented by Dr. Lucinda Halstead. Her slides are available below. This issue also effected the discussion with Neal McCoy. We do, however, have a small amount of audio from Neal's portion of the webinar which is also included below.

Video

Bringing Performance Indoors Webinar

Audio

Neal McCoy - audio portion

Slides

Lucinda Halstead, MD

Allen Henderson, DMA

Mark Seton, PhD

Additional resources for theatre

Webinar Chat

Chat File

Links

Risk Tolerance
https://testyourself.psychtests.com/testid/2122 <https://testyourself.psychtests.com/testid/2122
 
Mask Testing

http://jv.colostate.edu/masktesting/
 

Mask Webinar
https://youtu.be/lxzznIsXU9w
 

Georgia Tech Event Risk Assessment Tool
https://covid19risk.biosci.gatech.edu/
 
Colorado Aerosol Transmission Estimator

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16K1OQkLD4BjgBdO8ePj6ytf-RpPMlJ6aXFg3PrIQBbQ/edit
Allows you to enter parameters of your space and estimate
 
Harvard-CU Boulder Portable Air Cleaner Calculator for Schools

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NEhk1IEdbEi_b3wa6gI_zNs8uBJjlSS-86d4b7bW098/edit
 
COVID survey

https://www.nats.org/cgi/page.cgi/_article.html/What_s_New/NATS_launches_survey_of_singing_teachers_who_have_contracted_COVID-19

The Power of the Performing Arts

https://www.thepoweroftheperformingarts.com

Virtual Paul Taylor Dance Company performance:
http://www.ptamd.nyc/donate/benefit/

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