PAMA Notes - October 2020

Abstract Submissions are DUE by October 25, 2020

39th Annual PAMA International Symposium
Medical Problems of Performing Artists

Thursday, June 24 - Sunday, June 27, 2021
New York, New York, USA

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.

We encourage the submission of a wide variety of evidence informed abstracts including those that are research or educational in nature (state of the art/science, evidence review and clinical updates) as well as proposals for workshops and panels. Please review the abstract worksheet prior to beginning your submission. Abstracts submitted to PAMA will undergo a blind review by the Research Committee.All abstracts accepted for a poster presentation will be automatically entered in to the poster competition and will be eligible for a prize. An early electronic file, in PDF format, will be requested from poster authors one month prior to the symposium date for initial content evaluation for the competition.

Abstract submissions must comply with the PAMA abstract submission guidelines available here

A special note to those authors who were accepted in to our cancelled 2020 International Symposium in New Orleans - We invite you to submit your abstract using the PAMA abstract submission system Please note that all abstracts will undergo a review by our Research Committee.

The submission deadline is October 25, 2020. The abstract submission system will close automatically at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on October 25, 2020.
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Learn more about the symposium
Go to Abstract Submission Guidelines

Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award

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.

Submissions are due on October 25, 2020.

Click here for guidelines OR to submit your paper.






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