*** PAMA March Program 12-17 ***
Abstracts must be submitted electronically
by 5:00 pm on Nov. 5th, 2013
The First Southeast Regional Meeting of Performing Arts and Medicine Association
(PAMA) will be held on March 7-9, 2014 at University of South Florida in Tampa.
The reception will be held on March 7 from 6-9 pm and the program will be held on
both March 8 and 9. You are invited to submit an abstract on topics that include a
broad spectrum of research and practice relating to Performing Arts Medicine: Arts
in Medicine, Education of Performing Artists, Artists’ Mind and Body, Healing and
Treatment for Artists and Healing and Treatment of Patients using the Arts. Topics
may include but are not limited to the following:
- General medical health and wellness for
- General fitness and rehabilitation for
- Performance anxiety
- Maximizing performance
- Hearing and vocal health
- Neuro-musculoskeletal conditions:
- Proper dance technique
- Returning to dance or music
- Arts as healing agents in critical
This meeting is sponsored by USF Health and therefore all educational programming must be
in compliance with the ACCME, ANCC and USF CPE PT accreditation requirements.
Abstracts are limited to 250 words
Title of abstract in ALL CAPS.
Name of author(s) with degree(s), affiliation, city, state, country and contact
Times New Roman, 12 point font
English, single spaced, one-inch margins
Notification of acceptance or denial for abstract submissions will be made by Dec. 1st, 2013 by e-mail.
If you have questions regarding the abstract submission or the conference contact John O’Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically
by 5:00 pm on Nov. 5th, 2013 using
email@example.com. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Program
Committee, consisting of experts in the medical
education field, and accepted abstracts will be
assigned to one of the following:
- 20 minutes live presentation plus 10 minutes for Q&A (total of 30 minutes)
- Poster presentation
This program is designed to introduce the concept of
performing arts medicine and disseminate its diverse
implications on performing arts education, injury
prevention and rehabilitation, medical education and
healthier arts communities.
This program is specifically designed for
physicians, nurses, physical therapists,
residents, local and regional performing
artists, and educators.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the concept of performing
2. Disseminate the diverse implications
on performing arts education, injury
prevention and rehabilitation, medical
education and healthier arts communities.
This activity has been approved for AMA
PRA Category 1 Credit.™
Nursing accreditation will be applied for
pending approval for CEUs.
Florida Physical Therapy CEUs will be
John Chong, MD
Medical Director, Musicians’ Clinics of Canada
Lecturer, Royal Conservatory of Music
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Nancy J. Kadel, MD
Group Health Physicians
Richard J. Lederman, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Academic Specialties
Drexel University College of Medicine
Thomas Welsh, PhD
Professor, School of Dance
Florida State University
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Registration fees will be refunded minus a $35 processing fee with written notice on or prior to February 7, 2014.
No refunds will be made after this date. No registration is confirmed without FULL Payment.
USF Health reserves the right to cancel this activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, only the registration fee will be returned to the registrant. USF Health will not be responsible for travel expenses incurred by the participant in case of cancellation.
CAMLS - Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation
Travel and Ground Transportation
Tampa International Airport (TIA) is a ten minute drive from the Embassy Suites Hotel. Taxi service is available from the airport for approximately $25.00. Return taxi service can be arranged through the hotel bell desk.
Self-parking is also available at the City of Tampa's Fort Brooke Parking Garage located at the intersection of Franklin and Whiting Streets, just one block from CAMLS.
For More Information
Please contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development at 813.224.7860 or CPDSupport@health.usf.edu
Lewis and Enid Barness Recital Hall
USF School of Music
3755 Holly Drive
Tampa, FL 33620
Embassy Suites Tampa – USF
3705 Spectrum Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33612
Cool off in the heart of sun-drenched Tampa,
Florida, in a two-room suite at the Embassy
Suites Tampa USF/Near Busch Gardens hotel.
Stretch out in this all-suite hotel less than 20
minutes from Tampa (TPA) Airport. Enjoy
more space and more choices at our Busch
Gardens hotel near the University of South
Florida and Tampa theme parks. Ride the
hotel’s complimentary shuttle to USF Events,
Busch Gardens or lounge by our outdoor pool.
Reservations: A block of rooms have been reserved for
this conference at the special rate of $139.00
per night, plus tax. This includes a full made
to order breakfast as well as the Manager’s
Reception in the afternoon. To reserve
your room, please call (813) 977-7066 and
reference the USF Free to Play conference.
Please notify the CPD Office, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.,
MDC 46, Tampa, FL 33612 or call (813) 224-7860 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org by February 7, 2014 if a reasonable
accommodation for a disability is needed.
Events, activities, programs and facilities of the University of South Florida are available to all without regard to race, color, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, age, or Vietnam or disabled veteran status as provided by law and in accordance with the University's respect for personal dignity.