Harnessing the transformative power of the arts for health.

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.

10,000 Songs performed by Musicians in Residence at the bedside in 2018.

Music Referrals

12,000 Visual Art activities led by an Artist in Residence at the bedside or in workshops in 2018.

Visual Arts Referrals

Artist in Residence's Global Reach

You may know AIM artist in residence Sarah Hinds from her work in the hospital and at the bedside. What you may not know is her reach beyond the hospital and our community.

Sarah and patients with beads

AIM Current Events

Replenish in the New Year Retreat for Women

Registration for the Replenish in the New Year Retreat for Women is now open. Join Integrative Therapies practitioner and yoga therapist Tammy…

retreat flier

Nature as Medicine

Nature as Medicine Art Exhibit and Opening Reception In partnership with the UF Health Science Center Libraries and College of Medicine Medical…

Nature as Medicine

AIM Program Holiday Cancellations

Program Updates during the Holiday Season (December 2019 and January 2020) The following programs will be halted during the…


Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Jan 23

  2. Jan 27

  3. Jan 28

    1. Dance for MS

      The Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601

      3:30pm to 4:45pm

  4. Jan 29

  5. Jan 30