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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…

Meditation and Qigong August Cancellations

The following dates are anticipated Meditation/Qigong program cancellations for August: Meditation for Beginners: August 15th and August 22nd Midday Stretch and Renew (Qigong): August 16th and August 23rd Questions? Call Arts in Medicine at ( 352)733-0880 or email Nancy Lasseter at lasnan@shands.ufl.edu…

Resource Center Closure

The Criser Cancer Resource Center will be closed Monday, July 4th, in recognition of Independence Day. Arts in Medicine services will also be paused. AIM wishes you a safe and creative July 4th weekend.

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…

Meditation and Qigong Program Cancellations

The following dates are anticipated Meditation/Qigong program cancellations for June: Meditation for Beginners Cancellations:June 6th, June 20th, and June 27th Midday Stretch and Renew (Qigong): June 21st and June 28th…

Resource Center Closures: May ’22

The Criser Cancer Resource Center will be closed Friday, May 20th, and Monday, May 30th. Arts in Medicine services will also be paused Monday, May 30th in recognition of Memorial Day. Arts in Medicine wishes you a safe and creative Memorial Day weekend.

AIM Announces New Director

We are thrilled to announce that Jenny Baxley Lee, MA, BC-DMT, has been named Director of UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine. Jenny brings with her over 20 years of experience in arts in health and dance/movement therapy. Eleven of those years have been spent in foundational and leadership roles…