Transforming health through the arts.

Founded in 1990, UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine seeks to enrich a patient’s hospital stay through the visual, performing, and literary art activities and experiences provided and/or led by Artists in Residence.


Songs performed by Musicians in Residence at the bedside in 2018.


Visual Art activities led by an Artist in Residence at the bedside or in workshops in 2018.
Visual ArtsReferrals


Writing prompts provided by a Writer in Residence at the bedside or in workshops in 2018.
Literary ArtsReferrals


Dance workshops directed by a Dancer in Residence in 2018.
Performing ArtsPrograms

AIM Current Events

Have you heard? Qigong for Wellbeing is a free Wellness Class hosted by Arts in Medicine and Integrative Therapies that offers gentle, slow…
UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is proud to partner with the University of Florida's School of Music for 2019's International Piano Festival. Arts…
Sarah and patient
We are proud to announce that UF Health Artist in Residence Sarah Hinds has been awarded the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal…

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Featured Event

AIM partners with UF School of Music for International Piano Festival

June 17th, 2019 & June 21st, 2019
AIM is partnering with the UF School of Music to host two special performances during the International Piano Festival this June.