University of South Florida

School of Music

USF College of The Arts


Pama pic


The fourth USF Performing Arts Medicine Conference will take place in-person (with remote option) on March 25-27, 2022 at USF Barness Recital Hall in the USF School of Music Building. With a theme, Inspiring Health in the Arts, it will be an important gathering of interdisciplinary professionals with experiences and interest in the field of Performing Arts Medicine.

Download and view the Fourth USF Performing Arts Medicine Conference Program.

With an emphasis on sharing research and practice, program presenters come from many parts of the country.

Fourth USF Performing Arts Medicine Conference
Dates: March 25-27, 2022
Venue: Barness Recital Hall and Conference Center
Theme: Inspiring Health in the Arts

  • Friday, March 25, Reception: Meet fellow participants, presenters, and keynote speakers.
  • Saturday, March 26, Concert:  Festive concert program includes classical piano and guitar music, ballet and folk-dance numbers performed by legendary artists.
  • Sunday, March 27,  Panel Luncheon:  Meet distinguished panelists to discuss audience questions and comments collected during the conference.


The Fourth USF-PAMA Conference is focused on sharing knowledge (research) and practice (workshops and teaching) of performing arts medicine to Inspire Health in the Arts.


The Conference is designed for health professionals, performing artists and educators, performing artists and educators, health science educators, medical humanities specialists, and generalists who are interested in the intersection of the arts and health.


Participants will learn:

·         Injury preventive training and rehabilitative strategies in the performing arts medicine

·         Research, practice and education that intersect the arts and medicine

·         Issues and dialogues in medical humanities

·         Inspiring curriculum trajectories and possibilities in the 21st century


·        Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA. Neurologist. “Health and Performing Arts: Legacy.”  

·        Madeline Bruser, Master Teacher of The Arts of Practicing Institute: Unleashing Musicians’           Communicative Power. “Coming Home to Your Body: Interactive Workshop for Musicians.”

 ·        Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD “Applying biopsychosocial injury prevention strategies to all             genres of dance.” Director, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Langone Orthopedic               Hospital. Research Associate Professor Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU School of             Medicine.


The conference program content will be submitted for Florida Physical Therapy CEU for up to 18 hours of credit.

Register HERE.

Hotel Information

Conference Hotel

Other nearby Hotels

AirPort LIMO Services :
Ambassador Limo
4419 N Hubert Ave · (727) 442-9050
Open 24 hours

LimoLogic LLC.
5+ years in business · 401 N Ashley Dr · (813) 951-4858
Open 24 hours

Black Pearl Limousine Service
11928 Sheldon Road, Tampa FL (813) 960-3884


Pama Conferece


USF-PAMA-TMG Piano Pedagogy Symposium

The Third USF-PAMA-The Music Gallery Piano Pedagogy Symposium was focused on the awareness of the body, touch and tone, coordinated techniques, mind-body connection, and longevity in learning, teaching, and playing the piano. The Symposium presented masterclasses, chamber music coaching, jazz piano, flow in music making, and musician-tailored yoga.

Visit the symposium page.