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How Hurricane Katrina created the road map for Medicaid expansion

NOLA.COM – June 10, 2016

As Louisiana’s doctors, hospitals and clinics brace to care for thousands of newly insured patients under an expanded Medicaid program, New Orleans may have a distinct advantage when it comes to navigating the paper trail. “With Medicaid (expansion), there won’t be (as) many barriers,” said Megan McStravick, a social worker and case manager for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic… read more

“Zat Dog” to Benefit New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic

NOLA.COM – May 19, 2016

Zatarain’s is teaming up with Dat Dog to create the “Zat Dog,” which features a Zatarain’s Crab Boil-spiced shrimp sausage topped with corn macque choux and chow chow. Limited time only! Proceeds from each one sold will benefit the NOMC…. read more

Fiya Fest 2016 will donate all proceeds to the New Orleans Musicians Clinic

WGNO – April 27, 2016

Hundreds of people showed up at Mardi Gras World to see performers like Big Sam, members of Dumpstaphunk, Tony Hall, Ivan and Ian Neville.This year Fiya Fest will donate all of its proceeds to the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. The clinic has provided medical care, mental health and social services for more the 2,500 performing artists… read more

Musicians report better health a year into New Orleans’ smoking ban

NOLA.COM – April 25, 2016

Before the citywide smoking ban went into effect last April, many musicians in New Orleans used a common metaphor to describe what it was like to play music in smoke-filled clubs night after night. “They’d all tell me: ‘It’s like working in a coal mine,'” said Bethany Bultman, director of the New Orleans Musicians Clinic…. read more

Community Impact: A Clinic That Plays To Musicians’ Health Needs

WWNO – April 19, 2016

Community Impact is WWNO’s series on nonprofit organizations in the New Orleans region, a partnership between WWNO and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. In this edition Jasmin Lopez visits the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic…. read more

Tribute To Phife Dawg To Benefit Musician’s Clinic

Offbeat Magazine – April 6, 2016

Local musicians’ collective Low End Theory Players will be playing a benefit concert in tribute to A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg at the Joy Theater on April 8…The concert, honoring the memory of Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor who passed away on March 22, will benefit the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and aim at raising awareness for diabetes, which caused the rapper’s early death…. read more

Group provides ear plugs to help save local musicians’ hearing

WWL TV – March 22, 2016

Fifty local musicians are getting fit for custom free ear plugs. It’s a collaboration with MusiCares, the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation, the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Foundation and the New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center… read more

Have a Heart: Tips for a Healthy Heart

NOLA Defender – February 26, 2016

In honor of National Healthy Heart Month, Bethnay Bultman and her krewe at the New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC) are offering some tip for avoiding diabetes and keeping your ticker tocking… read more

New Orleans Artists to Celebrate the Life of Jamie Galloway at 4th Annual Benefit

Offbeat Magazine – February 17, 2016

Friends and fans will celebrate the life Jamie Galloway when Jamie’s Party returns to the Maple Leaf Bar for its fourth year on Sunday, February 28. The annual block party and crawfish boil will once again be a fundraiser for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic…. read more

Costumes and Little Freddie King flourish at New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic 2016 Prom

NOLA.COM – January 23, 2016

the Friends of the NOMC’s annual Shakedown Romp on Thursday (Jan.21) at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe celebrated 18 years of the NOMC providing health care and support services to local performers
“Here Come the Girls” read the invitation…and, with that in mind, party guests raided their closets, and put their imaginations to good work to make costumes that celebrated the “Lost Divas of New Orleans”…
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Awards for NOMC


icon-ribbon 2016 | Life City Green Games Award, Presented for Emerging Leadership
icon-ribbon 2014 | Urban Wealth Award for Outstanding Community Partnership
2011 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2010 | N.A.D.A. Award for “Helping Louisiana Listen To The Music,” Honorary Recipient: Bethany Bultman
2010 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2008 | Tobacco Free Living Award, Outstanding Tobacco Prevention and Control Advocate
icon-ribbon 2007 | New Orleans City Council, Special Recognition
icon-ribbon 2007 | Big Easy Music Awards, Special Recognition
2006 | Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Community Support Award
2006 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, For Keepin’ Music Alive
2006 | Arts Council of New Orleans, Mayor’s Arts Award
2004 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Mayor’s Music Champion Award
icon-ribbon 2004 | Jazz Journalists Association, “A” Team Award for Advocates, Altruists, Aiders and Abettors
2002 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Heartbeat Award
icon-ribbon 2000 | The State of Louisiana, Special Recognition for founding the First Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic for Musicians in the US
1998 | Pfizer Award for Excellence in Research, Education, and Patient Care


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