– Medical Problems of Performing Artists

PAMA SYMPOSIUM 2023

41st Annual PAMA International Symposium

This Live Event will take place Thursday, July 6 through Sunday, July 9, 2023 in New York, New York.

Weill Cornell Medical Center
1300 York Avenue, New York, NY

Make plans to join us in New York. This remarkable opportunity for learning and networking with others in the performing arts medicine field will take place in the picturesque Big Apple. Not to be missed!

About the Symposium

Thursday, July 6 - Sunday, July 9, 2023

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.

The PAMA symposium fosters an environment full of education, networking, and growth all to support the health and well being of the performing artist. We hope you will join us in New York.

Abstract Submissions

PAMA is now accepting abstracts for our 2023 symposium in New York. You must log in or create a login (PAMA membership is NOT required) to submit an abstract.

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

The deadline to submit your abstract is October 20, 2022.

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.

All professionals and students are encouraged to submit an abstract. Submissions are not restricted to PAMA members. For information about what type of abstract you should submit, please download and read the guidelines below.

Authors are responsible for submitting abstracts that follow the published guidelines. Please download and read the guidelines before submitting your abstract.

 Download the PAMA Abstract Guidelines (.pdf – includes blinding instructions) NEW – updated August 14, 2022

Download the Abstract Worksheets (.zip)

Prior to submitting an abstract, determine your submission type:

Research

The RESEARCH abstract submission is designed for works that are primarily hypothesis driven and involve data collection, intervention, and an analysis or synthesis of data based on your hypothesis. This research can be in any of the scientific disciplines including but not limited to basic research, applied research, clinical research, and descriptive science research. Studies using robust qualitative inquiring methods are also appropriate for this type of submission.

Education

The EDUCATIONAL abstract submission is designed for projects that focus on teaching or informing the audience of a problem or concept related to an artistic discipline. Also, works that are case studies or case series should be submitted using this educational submission format.

Workshop

The WORKSHOP abstract submission is designed for projects that focus on teaching or informing the audience of a problem or concept related to an artistic discipline in an interactive manner. Workshops are meant to be an interactive lecture with live demonstration or audience participation. Authors are to strive toward 50% interactivity for the time allotted.

Panel

The PANEL abstract submission is designed for either research or educational based projects. A panel will consist of one panel chair and three panelists. All four of these individuals (panel chair, panelist 1, 2, and 3) MUST be different people and be identified on the abstract submission at the time you submit your abstract to be considered. The panel abstract submission type requires an overall panel abstract (350 words max) with educational objectives PLUS individual panelists and panel chair abstracts (250 word max each). Individual abstracts will include information on which overall objective the panelist is covering. The submitting author is responsible for entering ALL abstract submission information including the overall abstract AND the individual panelists abstracts at the time of submission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

Questions:

PAMA Research Committee Chair at artsmedresearch@gmail.com

Dorry Allen at services@artsmed.org

Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award Submissions and Guidelines

PAMA is accepting submissions for the Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award.

AGB AWARD SUBMISSION

The deadline to submit your paper is October 20, 2022.

The Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award, (AGB Award), is given to an investigator in recognition of recently completed original research.  The recipient is either still enrolled or is a recent graduate of an educational, training or residency program.  The research and paper is usually the result of one of the first significant studies made by the author.  The research and paper is not previously published to be considered for this award.

A $300 honorarium is awarded to the recipient of the AGB Award.  In addition, a stipend is provided for travel expenses to the Symposium on Medical Problems of Performing Artists to present the paper.

At the Symposium, the time allotment for presentation is 25 minutes for the lecture and an additional 5 minutes for questions.  The President of PAMA will introduce the award winner and present the award.

AGB AWARD SUBMISSION

The deadline to submit your paper is October 20, 2022.

For more information or questions, contact:

Julie Massaro executive@artsmed.org

Martin Brandfonbrener Scholarship

PAMA is currently accepting applications for the this scholarship.

Martin Brandfonbrener Scholarship 2023

  • Degree(s)
  • Phone
  • Student Status
  • Academic Institution
  • What are your areas of interest and why do you want to learn about performing arts medicine?
  • List any background or study in any of the performing arts.

The deadline to submit your scholarship application is October 20, 2022.

This scholarship is in memory of the late Dr. Martin Brandfonbrener of Chicago, Illinois.

Criteria for selection:

  • Candidates will be Medical or Osteopathic students in their third or fourth year.
  • Preference will be given to students who have studied one of the performing arts.

The award includes:

  • Tuition waiver for the Symposium on Medical Problems of Performing Artists.
  • Stipend of $250 toward expenses for travel to the Symposium.

PAMA MEMBER Registration Fees

All fees are in US Dollars. Click here to register.

PAMA Members
Physicians (MD, DO), Chiropractors, and Dentists $595.00
Non-physicians (Allied healthcare and Performing Arts) $449.00
Students and Residents $160.00
Physicians (MD, DO), Chiropractors, and Dentists $595.00

Non-physicians (Allied healthcare and Performing Arts) $449.00

Students and Residents $160.00

*Student/Resident must be enrolled full-time in an accredited program and provide proof of credit hours during registration.

Non-member Registration Fees

All fees are in US Dollars. Click here to register.

Non-member
Physicians (MD, DO), Chiropractors, and Dentists $650.00
Non-physicians (Allied healthcare and Performing Arts) $525.00
Students and Residents $175.00
Physicians (MD, DO), Chiropractors, and Dentists $650.00

Non-physicians (Allied healthcare and Performing Arts) $525.00

Students and Residents $175.00

*Student/Resident must be enrolled full-time in an accredited program and provide proof of credit hours during registration.

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