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A Physician’s Journey Through Music and Medicine


Dr. Joseph (Joe) Schlesinger's biography tells the story of an anesthesiologist and intensivist who began playing the piano at just five years old. He paid his way through college by performing at jazz clubs in New Orleans and on Carnival Cruise Lines' "fun ships". During his residency, Dr. Schlesinger was Read more…

IAMM Book Club 2022 – Breaking Strings

Join us for this talk on Breaking Strings: Explorations of Mistakes in Music Therapy on November 11th. In this innovative volume of Breaking Strings, Avi Gilboa from  and Laurien Hakvoort use broken strings on an instrument as a metaphor to refer to those frustrating and sometimes upsetting moments when things Read more…

The International Association for Music and Medicine organizes an international conference every two years. In addition to that, IAMM organizes diverse events throughout the year.

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7th International Conference of the IAMM

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IAMM is excited to announce our next interdisciplinary conference on music and medicine. The 7th International Conference of the IAMM will be held May 28 - 29, 2022 in Athens, Greece. Meetings and presentations from Greek and international invited speakers will take place in person and through live streaming May 28 - 29, 2022. Additionally, a week of online-only presentations will take place May 30 to June 3, 2022

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and to facilitate maximum international participation, you can opt to attend the conference virtually or in-person.

Athens is one of the world's oldest cities, offering centuries-old history to be explored and enjoyed. According to Plato, one of the first schools of music education was founded by the people of Crete followed by the musical schools of Athens, where students were taught to sing and play the lyre. We sincerely hope you will join us in this magical and historical city for our conference in-person or virtually.

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