Center for Arts in Medicine

Training, Internships, & Professional Development

Arts in Health Research Intensive

3rd Annual Arts in Health Research Intensive

January 27-31, 2020 at the University of Florida

The Arts in Health Research Intensive is a five-day residential program presented by the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and the UK Arts Health Early Career Research Network. It provides a rich introduction to the evidence base around the arts in health and the fundamentals of evaluation and research. No research experience is necessary, and scholars at every level are welcome. This intensive alternates being hosted annually between the United Kingdom and Florida. 


What to Expect

This course is suitable for anyone with a background or interest in the arts, healthcare, community health or social care, and research, and who wishes to learn more about the field and meet others who share their interests. Program participants will:

  • explore the development and scope of the field 
  • learn about psychological, physiological, social and behavioral effects of arts participation on health
  • discover research and evaluation methodologies 
  • discuss practicalities and issues in carrying out research 
  • engage in group-based debates, activities and presentations
  • develop a research plan

Program Faculty:

Dr. Daisy Fancourt, University College London, UK; Director, Arts Health Early Career Research Network

Jill Sonke, Center for Arts in Medicine, University of Florida

Scholarships:

Partial scholarships, based on merit and financial need, are available. Scholarship awards typically range between 20% - 50% of the program fee. You can apply for a scholarship when you register. Please note that the deadline to apply for scholarships is typically in early autumn.


Program Details:

For more information, please contact cam@arts.ufl.edu

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