AIM in the Hospital

Visual Arts

an example of what an Arts in Medicine Referral engagement can look like

Art Infusion-facilitate creative art activities with adult oncology outpatients undergoing chemotherapy
Place: UF Health Shands Medical Plaza, Chemotherapy Infusion Suite
Time: Mondays 10am-1pm
Artist in Residence: Sunita Shepherd

Arts in Medicine Referrals– assist Artist in Residence with answering referrals for bedside visits
*Art majors/minors and Practicum students preferred
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, various units
Time: Mondays 2pm-4pm
Artist in Residence: Sunita Shepherd

Arts in Medicine Referrals– assist Artist in Residence with answering referrals for bedside visits
*Art majors/minors and Practicum students preferred
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, various units
Time: TENTATIVELY Tuesdays 1pm-4pm
Artist in Residence: Molly Kempson

Charlie’s Corner – assist Artist in Residence with facilitating a weekly art workshop on an adult clinical unit.
Place: UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital (East Tower), units 66/67
Time: Tuesdays 11am-2pm
Artist in Residence: Sunita Shepherd

Arts in Medicine Referrals– assist Artist in Residence with answering referrals for bedside visits
*Art majors/minors and Practicum students preferred
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, various units
Time: Tentatively Wednesdays 1-4pm
Artist in Residence: Molly Kempson

AIM Kids – assist Artist in Residence in facilitating visual art bedside visits with pediatric inpatients. NOTE: this placement is not currently a workshop format but resembles referrals specifically geared toward the below units.
Place: UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Units 44 and 45
Time: Thursdays 1-4pm
Artist in Residence: Sarah Hinds

Arts in Medicine Referrals– assist Artist in Residence with answering referrals for bedside visits
*Art majors/minors and Practicum students preferred
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, various units
Time: Tentatively Fridays 9-12
Artist in Residence: Molly Kempson

Awaiting Baby – assist Artist in Residence in facilitating arts & crafts activities with pregnant women on bed rest and their families
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, Mother/Baby and Labor & Delivery Units
Time: Fridays 10-1
Artist in Residence: Sunita Shepherd

Arts in Medicine Referrals– assist Artist in Residence with answering referrals for bedside visits
*Art majors/minors and Practicum students preferred
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, various units
Time: Fridays 1pm-4pm
Artist in Residence: Sunita Shepherd

Music

an example of what a bedside music engagement can look like

Tunes in the Tunnel – provide ambient performances in the tunnel adjoining UF Health North and South campuses
*audition with Musicians in Residence required prior to placement
Place: Archer Road tunnel between UF Health Shands Hospital and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
Time: Weekdays between 9am and 5pm
Artist in Residence: Michael Claytor

Atrium Performances – provide supportive, ambient, background music in hospital lobbies
*audition with Musicians in Residence required prior to placement
Place: UF Health Shands Hospital, North Atrium
Time: Weekdays between 9am and 5pm
Artist in Residence: Michael Claytor

Shift Change – solicit song requests from healthcare providers and assist with special projects relating to our weekly radio show
Place: UF Health Shands Hospitals
Time: 2-3 hour weekly shift. day, TBD
Artist in Residence: Andrew Hix and Michael Claytor

Music Referrals Observations – up to 2 observation sessions, shadowing musicians in residence at the bedside
Place: UF Health Shands Hospitals
Time: 2 hours each session, scheduled individually, weekdays between 9am and 5pm
Artist in Residence: Michael Claytor, Ricky Kendall, Jason Hedges