International Association for Music and Medicine

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The International Association for Music & Medicine is a registered non-profit organisation formed in 2009 to encourage and support the use of music in medical contexts including research into the benefits of music, and its specialised applications in healthcare.


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Message from IAMM’s President – November 2020

By International Association for Music and Medicine | November 9, 2020

Greetings, IAMM community! You are IAMM and what a remarkable group of people you are! Since IAMM’s newly-elected Board of Directors and Executive Committee took office in late May, IAMM2020 has brought together an incredible Read more…

Virtual reality feedback influences musicians’ physical responses and mental attitude towards performing

By International Association for Music and Medicine | October 7, 2020

Lisa Aufegger shares a short preview of her article in the last edition of Music and Medicine: Simulation has been applied as a successful modality of training in areas such as medicine, aviation, and military. However, Read more…

Global Interconnectedness Through Washing Our Hands

By International Association for Music and Medicine | September 10, 2020

Music is bringing value to “virtually” every aspect of COVID management and containment. While performances and rehearsals are delayed/postponed/cancelled, technology venues are maximized to engage us in a “modified” musical world. Music is helping us Read more…

Welcome from the President of IAMM

By International Association for Music and Medicine | September 9, 2020

July, 2020 Dear IAMM colleagues, It is my honor to greet you as the new President of the International Association for Music & Medicine. When I was nominated, the world was a different place. I Read more…

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Music and Medicine - The Official Journal of the IAMM

Music and Medicine (MMD) is an interdisciplinary journal that serves as an integrative forum for clinical practice and research related to music interventions and applications of clinical music strategies in medicine.

Each peer-reviewed issue offers original articles, case studies, editorial commentaries, and interviews from clinical medicine, the neurosciences, behavioral sciences, nursing, and social work that translate research from music, music psychology, music cognition, music neurology, and music therapy into scientifically valid clinical applications.

The goal for Music and Medicine is to bring together information that is currently dispersed across many disciplines throughout many publications.

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