International Conference on Medicine and Medical Clowns (Dream Doctors)

Venue: Hotel Ma\'ale Hachamisha

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Event Date/Time: Oct 23, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 26, 2011
Registration Date: Apr 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 30, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 30, 2011
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Our DREAM DOCTORS Project supporting the work of medical clowns in hospital has been operating in Israel since 2001, serving 19 medical centers throughout the country. More than 70 medical clowns have been working as an integral part of the medical/paramedical teams.

In celebration of our first decade of operation, we are pleased to inform you of the forthcoming international conference on MEDICINE and MEDICAL CLOWNING, slated to take place in Jerusalem, 23 -26 October 2011.

The conference will bring together medical clowns, chairpersons of medical clowning associations and nonprofits, physicians, nurses and medical paraprofessionals, research scientists and other interested parties in this field. Research will be presented in lectures and practical workshop.

The main topics for the conference are as follows:
• Medical Clowning as a profession
• Medical Clowning: Research and evaluation
• Medical Clowning in action: Workshops
• Medical Clowning organizations: Organizational & funding challenges

Proposals for lectures and workshops may be submitted through the website. The deadline for submitting proposals is April 30, 2011 and submitting option is available on the website.

Registration to the conference is also available now in the website. Registration fee includes participation in the conference and lunches.
Though we recommend making your hotel reservation at Ma'ale Hachamisha, You are more than welcome to choose another hotel according to the list proposed on the website.

Please check our website for more details.
Feel free to contact us with any question you may have:
Fax: +972-3-5422723