2023 Summit in Review

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We planned the 2023 Summit with faith, hope, and diligence, and the outcome did not disappoint. The happiness at being together, seeing and hugging each other, exceeded anything we could have imagined.

The 7th Oncology Massage Healing Summit was presented in collaboration with Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) in beautiful Bloomington, Minnesota, April 21-23, 2023.

The theme for this event was Collaborative Connections…and connect we did!





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"Thanks to Dr. Sharon Weinstein's presentation at the 2023 Oncology Massage Healing Summit, and a post on Facebook about Iowa being approved for VA support of vets in massage therapy, I signed up with Optum 14 months ago. I got my first VA referral yesterday. They cleared him for 12 sessions."

Marcus Walsh, S4OM Preferred Practitioner, Indiana, USA

2023 S4OM Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

Gayle MacDonald was honored with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her efforts on behalf of the Society for Oncology Massage and her transformative impact on the field of Oncology Massage.

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Irene Smith Palliative Care Award

Cindy Spence was selected to receive this award by a group of her peers. Her impact on the field of hospice and palliative care is profound.

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Outstanding Volunteer

Mary Aguilera-Titus has been a volunteer with the Society for Oncology Massage for many years. She is a gift to this organization and the the community she so diligently serves.

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The Irene Smith Palliative Care Award – Honorable Mentions

Sharon Brahms RN, CMT
Laura Bryant-Earner, LMT, CMLDT
Daniela Panzeri, LMT

Watch our Summit Photo Highlight Reel!

2023 Summit Live Audio Recordings

This fantastic Summit Audio Bundle ($49) includes: recordings from 6 of the most popular sessions from this year's summit, both Keynote sessions and our closing ceremony, as well as, any handouts provided during a session.

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A special Thank You to all who made the Summit such an amazing experience!



For everything you have done for us, we at the Society for Oncology Massage want you to know how thankful and grateful we are.





Thank you to our Exhibitors….



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Thank you to our speakers and educators…