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The National Organization for Arts in Health aims to:

The National Organization for Arts in Health aims to:
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San Diego, CA, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With a mission to unite, advance and serve the arts in health professionals, The National Organization for Physician in Health (NOAH) is pleased to announce its sixth annual conference, NOAHCON’22, on November 2-3, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as a virtual conference day on Tuesday, November 15.

NOAHCON’22 will focus on “The Continuum of Care” – care for our healthcare providers and solutions to community and public health challenges and “The Fuller Spectrum of Art in Health” – Cultivating cultural understanding and equality in the arts in healthcare, and strengthening the representation of different voices. The multi-day event will be held at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. Aiming to highlight current topics, sample programs and best practices, NOAHCON22′ attracts artists, arts administrators, health professionals, designers, educators, students, and anyone interested in art for health. The conference provides ample opportunities for arts in health professionals to grow and connect with others in the field.

“We know that this event is incredibly valuable and provides an opportunity for participants to exchange ideas, gain relevant knowledge, build connections and drive developments for the future of the arts in healthcare,” said Barbara Steinhaus, chairman of NOAH. “With a field that is constantly growing, we expect NOAHCON’22 to be a spectacular educational and networking event.”

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NOAHCON’22 will feature keynote speakers Zeke Cohencommunity activist and co-founder of Healing City Baltimore; Lady Brion, spoken word artist and executive director of Baltimore’s Black Arts District; and dr. Daisy Fancourt, director of the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Center on Arts and Health. Ticket prices for this year’s conference start at $480 for NOAH members, $600 for non-members, and $200 for students for a 2-day pass. Day passes are available for $370, and group rates are also available for $1,500. NOAHCON Virtual tickets are available for $315 and $130 for students. To receive the early bird discount, interested participants must register before October 2nd. Scholarships are also available and applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. If you are interested in NOAHCON’22, you can get more information, register or sponsor. Be sure to follow social media for conference updates and learn more about NOAH through his website.

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Founded in 2016, the National Organization for Arts and Health dates back to 1989 with the first meeting of hospital physicians in Durham, North Carolina. Since its inception, NOAH has been committed to uniting, advancing and serving the field of arts in health and firmly believes that arts in health are an integral part of health and wellness. NOAH’s members include artists, creative and visual arts therapists, architects and designers, representatives of creative and cultural agencies, educators, administrators, physicians, nurses and others working in medical care, education and public health.

NOAH is committed to better defining, articulate and sharing practices and research that promote diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion across all aspects of arts in health. NOAH strives to shape a reality where art is accepted and fully incorporated into medical treatment, medical education, prevention and public health and wellness.

        
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