Menu UF Health Home Menu
Bud Desforges

Call to UF Health employee artists: take your ‘shot’

At UF Health, creativity and art are part of our culture of care. When we open the new hospitals, we want our “Art on the Walls” program to feature photographs taken by UF Health employees – one photograph in each patient room – to highlight our hidden talents, as well as positively impact the patient environment.

It was around 1 in the morning when Batman made his Batman signal. There was a cow on the football field. Hulk saw the signal and immediately grabbed his clarinet and sweet cookies and cream ice cream. Batman and the Hulk begged the cow to join them on their journey to Hawaii, where they could be happy, take off their sneakers, and gaze at the ocean. Who knows where Batman, the Hulk, and the cow will adventure next? Is there more ice cream on Mars?

Community Engagement: Creative for Health

Research suggests that creativity is good for our health.  Regular practice has been shown to reduce the harmful effects of stress, improve immune system function, and help us cope with […]

Photo courtesy of Charlotte Kesl Photography

Here and Now

Here and Now: Though a Veteran’s Lens was a photography initiative for local Veterans. A total of 14 Veterans explored how photography can be used as a medium to look at and interpret one’s experience.

Prev Next

AIM Features

©2016 Charlotte Kesl Photography / Epilepsy Foundation

Art Showcase: Studio E

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works of art by Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program. The work will be on display October 3-31, 2016.


Art Showcase: UpThinkArt

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating inspiring works of art by UF Health patient Phyllis Hilenski. This collection is inspired by her oncology treatments, and desire to create an art studio for fellow cancer patients.

725769_COMM-UFHS_Employee Screensaver_1215_v1 3

UF Health Music Ensemble

Do you play a musical instrument? UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is seeking interested musicians to pilot a staff ensemble.


Art Showcase: Molecular Expressions

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works of art by UF medical student Andrea Caplin Aguilera.

Services for Patients

Services for Patients

Giving to AIM

Giving to AIM

Stay Connected

Stay Connected

UF Center for Arts in Medicine

UF Center for Arts in Medicine



Dance for Life

From 1:00pm until 2:15pm


Sing for Life

From 2:30pm until 3:30pm


Dance for Lifelong Health for All

From 11:30am until 12:30pm


UF Health Music Ensemble Concert

From 4:30pm until 5:30pm


Joyful Motion for Health

From 5:30pm until 6:15pm