The University of Florida Center for the Arts in Medicine is committed to advancing research, education, and practice in arts in health, locally and globally.
Arts, culture, and, health are integral partners in the realization of healthier, more equitable lives for all people everywhere.
Three overarching tenets ground and guide the work and culture of the Center:
Creativity: the ability to stay open, adapt, imagine, innovate and change; and to celebrate these as a way of being
Excellence: the ability to consistently operate and generate high quality, relevant and timely work with integrity and ever-expanding reach
Equity: the commitment to actionable steps towards changing conditions, processes and policies in alignment with the belief that all lives have equal value.
Collaboration: the ability to convene in healthy and generative ways
Explore our academic programs in arts in health!
Graduate Programs Inquiries
Phone: (352) 273-1488
P.O. Box 115800, Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 594-4564
1357 Stadium Road, Rm 239 & 109, Gainesville, Florida (Fine Arts Building D)
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.
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 affects interdisciplinary research studies and educational curricula on all levels and serves as a national model for arts in health research, education, and training.
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