Symposium

36th Annual PAMA International Symposium

Glamor and Grit: Building An Entourage for Health

Chapman University
Orange, California, USA

Saturday, June 30 - Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The theme for our 2018 symposium is oriented around combining all the facets that facilitate improved health support in the arts, to ensure that performing artists' needs are addressed from all angles. These include:

Health education in performing arts training (physical and psychological)
Access to appropriate health care
Training & educating Performing Arts Medicine specialists to meet the needs of this population
Addressing the cultural biases that perpetuate unhealthy habits/ practices in the arts
Creating safe working environments for performers

The deadline for abstract submissions is October 15, 2017.

The abstract submission system will be open in August 2017.

Target Audience

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.

Questions may be directed to Dorry Allen  services@artsmed.org  or Julie Massaro executive@artsmed.org.

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