Center for Arts in Medicine

About the Center

About Us

Our Mission

The University of Florida Center for the Arts in Medicine is committed to advancing research, education and practice in arts in medicine, locally and globally. The Center undertakes work in three primary areas of focus: education and training, research, and outreach.

Established in the College of the Arts in 1996, the Center provides a framework for interdisciplinary collaboration among University of Florida faculty and students, healthcare providers, clinical artists, and our local and global communities. The Center develops and effects interdisciplinary research studies and educational curricula on all levels and serves as a national model for the arts in medicine research, education and training.

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Our College

The Center for Arts in Medicine in housed in the College of the Arts at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida. The College of the Arts fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence and innovation across disciplines.  We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. 

Our State

Florida is a vibrant, thriving and creative state that supports creativity as a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. The State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs supports the arts and our programs. Click here to see a short NEA video to learn more about arts in Florida.

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