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AIM Celebrates Pediatric Emergency Staff with Temporary Chalk Mural

Last week, AIM volunteers Sriya and Sudiksha helped artists complete a temporary chalk installation in honor of UF Health’s stellar Pediatric Emergency staff. After sketching the design onto the Pediatric ED entrance driveway wall, the artists and volunteers combined powder chalk and water to create a paint-like paste which was…

Stories of Strength Exhibit and Opening Reception

Join Arts in Medicine and Streetlight for the Stories of Strength opening reception. The exhibit features original artworks to celebrate Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and tell the story of those living with sickle cell. Join us September 21st from 4-6pm for the opening reception, located in the Criser Cancer Resource…

Williams Elementary School’s Magnificent Mosaics

Students, teachers, and visitors alike will now enjoy a warm Williams Elementary School welcome from a handmade mosaic wildcat. The mosaic was created by the students of Ms. Bracero’s fifth grade class as a way to honor their legacy as they transition to middle school next year. “The students…

Arts in Medicine is Hiring: Research Coordinator

Applications have now closed. Questions? Call Arts in Medicine at (352) 733-0880 Research Coordinator Description UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is seeking a Community-Engaged Research and Evaluation Specialist to design and implement community-engaged…

Program Update: Dance for Life and Dance for MS

AIM’s Dance for Life and Dance for MS classes have combined, with a new day and time. The dance classes for those with Parkinson’s Disease, MS, and other similar neurological movement disorders have combined under the name Dance for Life, and will now be held every Wednesday from 1-2pm. The…

Join us for the Shift Change 1-Year Anniversary Party!

On any given Wednesday during the past year, a few voices in particular have greeted listeners tuned in to WMBT 90.1 FM in Gainesville, FL. These voices host Shift Change Radio Hour, where listeners hear the testimonies of patients past and present, radio segments highlighting the creative arts…

AIM is Hiring: Operations Assistant

Applications have now closed. Questions? Call Arts in Medicine at (352) 733-0880 UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is seeking an Operations Assistant to add to our dynamic administrative team.

Enrollment for the Thriving Kind is now open!

The Thriving Kind aims to create community, connection and self-nurturance through gentle mindful movement and art-making. This program is offered freely as a continuum of care to those previously hospitalized and living with chronic conditions. These 90 minute sessions are offered on the 2nd Saturday monthly from 10-11:30am…

Invitation to UF Health Patient-facing Healthcare Workers

Dear Frontline Staff, MA in Arts in Medicine Candidate Alexandra Muscaro is conducting her Graduate research Capstone in partnership with UF Health Shands Center for Arts in Medicine this September. Her research study aims to determine the impacts of creative writing on the wellness and burnout prevention of…

PBS NewsHour Features Arts in Medicine Programs

When PBS NewsHour first approached Arts in Medicine for a feature, it was just a few months into the “COVID-19 unknown” where visitation was its most limited. We are thrilled that they approached our program again to document the work our artists do here at UF Health and in the…