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Artist in Residence Contributes Works to Pediatric Infusion Center Renovation

Published: Mar 11th, 2019

Upon entering the newly renovated Pediatric Infusion Center in UF Health Shands’ Children’s Hospital, one is greeted by four furry/feathered faces. These are the faces of the three commissioned prints […]


Rawlings Elementary School Murals

Published: Dec 19th, 2018

With support from┬áthe Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Arts in Medicine┬árecently created a mural with a health and wellness focus at Rawlings Elementary School. Artist in Residence Sarah Hinds engaged […]

Viper, TopHat & MC

Patient Spotlight: The Heart and Soul of Viper

Published: Apr 13th, 2018

For years rapper/songwriter Rakeem Smith aka Viper has been lying awake crafting lyrics and rhymes and storing them in his mind. After a couple writing and recording sessions during a long-term hospital stay, Viper is ready to share his voice with the world.

Thankful for Love Kids Album

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine Musician in Residence, Ricky Kendall, creates an album featuring songs inspired and co-written by our pediatric patients.

Tori Kelly and Jamal

Special Edition: Tiny Bed Session with Tori Kelly

Published: Sep 15th, 2015

UF Health Musicians in Residence work in the hospital daily, bringing live music to patients experiencing serious health challenges.

About Arts in Medicine

Published: Feb 7th, 2012

Shands Arts in Medicine (AIM) was founded in 1990 at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. AIM is a multidisciplinary organization, with programs in the visual, literary, musical and […]