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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…

CCRC Closed for Labor Day

The Criser Cancer Resource Center is closed Monday, September 5th in recognition of Labor Day. Arts in Medicine services are also paused.

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…

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…