Havana, Cuba


February 3-10, 2019

Our 7th trip to Cuba! Plans include; behind-the-scenes views of the National Symphony, National Ballet, National Contemporary Dance Theater, Buena Vista Orquesta and others, plus interactions with artists.

Health and safety for underserved workers in the arts will be reviewed with hands-on demonstrations.

Purpose: To enhance the abilities of healthcare workers and artists to recognize the health hazards in their work and better prevent and treat occupational disorders in the arts professions.

Target Audience: Physicians and anyone interested in preventing or treating health problems in the arts.

Learning Objectives:
   ►Evaluate health hazards in the visual and performing arts.
   ►Review the diagnoses of art-related health issues.
   ►Apply preventive strategies with health hazards in the arts.

Through a combination of didactic lessons and hands-on field experiences, participants will gain skills in diagnosis, treatment
and prevention of art-related occupational disorders.

Healthcare workers will gain the confidence to work with art professionals and together with art workers, they will develop skills
for preventing occupational disorders in the arts.

Our People-To-People trip allows all U.S. citizens (including spouses and children old enough to participate) to visit Cuba, provided they engage in the full-time schedule of activities.


The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Room Type



Double $2100 $2742
Single $2599 $3234

Premium rooms include: upper floors 19-23, rooms with extra comfort and design elements, private check in and check out, free WIFI and concierge services.

Airfare; Individuals will need to arrange their own air travel. Current rates for direct travel from major U.S. cities range from $400- 800. Booking early can save money.

U.S. citizens will have to pay an additional $100 for acquisition of OFAC license, Affidavit and Cuban entrance visa with special delivery to the participant’s address.

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required by December 1, 2018. Final payments are due by January 14, 2019.

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Sponsored by:



David Hinkamp, MD, MPH
UIC Health in the Arts Program

Gil Muñoz, MD, MPH
UIC Health in the Arts Program

Julie Massaro
Executive Director, PAMA

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Enjoy some photos of our previous trips to Cuba....

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