Shift Change

Set your reminder and dial in for the weekly radio show, “Shift Change”, brought to you by UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine and WMBT 90.1 FM!

Shift Change is an hour-long radio program showcasing health care workers’ song requests, testimonies, dedications/shout-outs to other fellow healthcare workers, and exciting patient and AIM spotlights.

AIM and The Wombat: WMBT 90.1 Radio air “Shift Change” every Wednesday during (you guessed it!) both AM and PM shift change. Tune in to hear more from your fellow healthcare workers and those they serve.


How to Listen

Dial in to 90.1 FM on your radio, or visit to listen online.

When: Every Wednesday from 6am-7am AND from 6pm-7pm

Healthcare workers in the Gainesville, FL area are encouraged to submit a song request using the form below. (The more thoroughly filled out forms have a greater chance of making the show)

Request a Song for Shift Change!

Make a song request below for a chance to hear it aired on the Wombat WMBT 90.1 FM. If we don't get to your request for this Wednesday's show, make sure to tune in next week!
Your Name(Required)
Where do you work?(Required)
Song Request(Required)
Artist Name
Song Title
Dedications can be made to co-workers at your healthcare institution or employees in a different healthcare system of Gainesville, FL. If you'd like to dedicate a song to a fellow healthcare worker, feel free to list their name, hospital/clinic, unit and a message.
Max. file size: 125 MB.
Upload an audio clip or voice memo (up to 20 seconds) for the chance to hear your shout-out or dedication on the air.

Listen to past episodes below!

Episode 17

January 26, 2022- Hosted by Ricky and Austin, featuring an interview with Dr. Mark Staples in which he discusses what it’s like to combine guitar music and surgery

Episode 16

January 19, 2022 – Host Tammy Bernard takes us up up and away for more song requests and a new Story Spa with Brenda

Episode 15

January 12, 2022 – with special guest host, patient Cristiana

Episode 14

January 5th, 2022- Kicking off the new year with more requests and our first “Story Spa” with Jennifer

Episode 13

December 29, 2021- Listen to our last Shift Change of 2021 as we recap some of our favorite radio show highlights!. Happy New Year!

Episode 12

December 22, 2021 – A full on festive Shift Change featuring another delightful vignette of the songwriting process with the prolific, Clayton Barber! Happy Holidays to all!


meet the car, Emily, the subject of Clayton Barber's newest song

claytons car

Episode 11

December 15th, 2021 – Complete with a jolly holiday teaser, brought to you by the AIM musicians in residence

Episode 10

December 8th, 2021 – Highlighting 2 original songs by former patient, Calvin Lee
“Keep Fighting” by Calvin Lee and AIM
“Would I be Wrong” by Calvin Lee and AIM

Episode 9

December 1st, 2021 – Featuring a special interview with Betsy Fisher in which she shares her original poem, “the Front”
“The Front”- a poem by Besty Fisher, visuals by Ricky Kendall

Episode 8

November 24th, 2021 – the Gratitude Episode! For all who work in healthcare, thank you!

Episode 7

November 17th, 2021 – Featuring patient Tiquisha Singleton and her song about Thanksgiving

Episode 6

November 10th, 2021 – Featuring retired musician in residence, Cathy DeWitt, talking about her career and her community songwriting workshop.
“Beautiful Angels” by Virginia, Cathy DeWitt and the StorySongs songwriters
“The New Normal” by Peter, Cathy DeWitt and the StorySongs songwriters
“When I Think of Spring” by Cathy DeWitt and the StorySongs songwriters
Full interview with Cathy DeWitt

Episode 5

November 3rd, 2021 – DJ Michael Claytor is joined by special guest DJ and dialysis patient, Kinsey Bogart.

Episode 4

October 27th, 2021- This episode features life-long patient, Calvin Lee, and songwriter, Fat Gawd, expressing his world while hospitalized.

Episode 3

October 20th, 2021 DJ Jason Hedges takes over Shift Change for a special tribute to Tom Petty on his birthday.
“Wildflowers” Tom Petty. A special Arts in Medicine tribute in honor of Tom Petty’s birthday.

Episode 2

October 13th, 2021 – DJ Michael Claytor plays the requests of healthcare workers. Musician in residence, RIcky Kendall. talks about his collaborative work with nurses.
Watch Love + Medication – The product of a collaborative songwriting session about the power of nursing practice. Written with musician in residence Ricky Kendall and our nurses.

Episode 1

October 6th, 2021 – Listen to healthcare workers dedicate songs to co-workers. Heart transplant patient, Clayton Barber, talks about writing his original songs with Arts in Medicine