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Music and Me workshop

Program Spotlight: Music in Me

Published: Jun 6th, 2014

Each Monday afternoon what might be described as a cacophony of joy is heard coming from the pediatric playroom at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Thanks to musician and music […]


Celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: May 7th, 2014

The Arts Therapies in Arts in Medicine is one of the 1,100 organizations across the country celebrating Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month this May. Arts in Medicine is partnering up […]

Elif cranes

Artist Spotlight: Engineering professor exhibits at UF Health

Published: Jan 14th, 2014

The Arts in Medicine Programs at the University of Florida are thrilled to exhibit an origami installation by Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Creative Scholar-in-Residence at the […]

All-Star Jam for Kids Kicking Cancer

Published: Jan 14th, 2014

The All-Star Jam for Kids Kicking Cancer is a benefit concert supporting Kids Kicking Cancer Gainesville, a program that teaches youth who battle serious illnesses like cancer and sickle cell […]

Integrative Medicine: Supporting people on their journey to realizing wholeness

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use […]

Arts + Health Month

Published: Oct 23rd, 2013

This November, please join us and others in celebrating the positive impact the arts have on the healthcare experience. Help raise awareness about how the arts improve patient outcomes; create […]

Peace Paper Project

Peace Paper Legacy: Papermaking at UF Health

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

In celebration of National Arts + Health month last November, Arts in Medicine hosted Drew Matott and Margaret Mahan of Peace Paper Project.  The weeklong residency included a documentary screening, art […]

Danielle singing to a patient

Sounds to Soothe the Soul

Published: Apr 30th, 2013

Musician in Residence, Danielle DeCosmo, grew up thinking that singing in 3 part harmony, swing dancing in the kitchen, and drumming on every surface of the house was a normal […]

art of compassion: nursing education

The Art of Compassion: Nursing Education

Published: Jul 31st, 2012

As a UF student, Lauren Arce studied psychology, but a lifelong love of dance brought her to AIM. Lauren took a course at the UF Center for Arts in Medicine […]

AIM in Africa

Global Impact: AIM for Africa

Published: Jul 31st, 2012

The Twa of Rwanda represent only one percent of the country’s population. They are severely discriminate against and live in impoverished conditions, struggling each day to buy water and food. […]