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Center for Arts in Medicine

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Arts In Medicine Summer Intensive

19th Annual Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive at the University of Florida | Cancelled

Update: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive has been cancelled. Please subscribe to our newsletter to stay connected. 

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Program overview

The Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive welcomes students and professionals at all levels of experience who are interested in using the arts to enhance health in their communities. This world-renowned professional development program serves artists, health professionals, administrators, students, educators, policy-makers, advocates, researchers, and others who wish to explore the roles of the arts in both healthcare and public health contexts. 

Let's use the arts to enhance health and wellbeing. Let's create a healthier world.


Program highlights

This program is organized across two topic-specific weeks.

Week One: Arts in Health Practice
  • Workshops on theoretical foundations, scope of practice, compassion fatigue and self-care, professionalism and professional pathways
  • Training in facilitating the arts in healthcare and community settings
  • Experiential workshops in the visual arts, music, dance, theatre, and narrative/storytelling
  • Opportunity to shadow artists in residence with the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine program (pending COVID-19 health and safety precautions)
  • Participation in the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine program's Clinical Artist Rounds
  • Film Festival
Week Two: Arts in Health Program Planning and Administration
  • Workshops in various aspects of program administration, management and funding
  • Workshops in grant writing, research and evaluation methods
  • Workshops in healthcare design, installations and gardens
  • Program development workshops culminating in a pitch session - participants will create program or project plans using a logic model with the support of Center faculty
  • Tour of UF Health Shands Hospital and Arts in Medicine programs
  • Participation in the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine program's Clinical Artist Rounds
  • Arts in Health Panels, with clinicians and administrators from UF Health

Participants may attend both weeks or a single week of their choice. While the intensive is best experienced as a comprehensive two-week program, each individual week provides substantial education and training. The intensive also includes online modules with additional training topics and resources.


Program Details:

What to Expect

You will embark on an engaging and highly experiential dive into the field of arts in health. Expect days filled with creative engagement, embodied learning, hands-on skill-building, and meaningful dialogue. Our faculty and presenters represent decades of collective experience, providing first-hand knowledge and insights into the world of arts in health. You will leave with a deeper knowledge of the field and an array of resources for developing or advancing careers that engage the arts in healthcare and community settings. This co-creative experience builds a lasting network of peers who share your passion for using the arts to enhance health and wellbeing.

Registration

Registration is closed and will open again this winter season

Costs

Professional Development Fees
For anyone interested in training, networking, and professional development in the field of arts in health.

  • Single week: $1,325 for professionals / general public; $875 for college students | Choose: Practice (Week 1) or Program Planning & Admin (Week 2)
  • Two weeks: $1,625 for professionals / general public; $1,175 for college students | Attend both: Practice (Week 1) or Program Planning & Admin (Week 2)

Fees cover access to one or two weeks of intensive participation, a preparatory online module, and online access to intensive specific resources for one-year. An early registration discount of 10% is available for those who register on or before April 1, 2020. This program does not offer CEUs.

Graduate Tuition
For UF students, seeking graduate academic credit.

  • Three (3) Credit Hours: $1,980 + UF Distance Learning Fees

Tuition covers the Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive online graduate course, two weeks of intensive participation, and online module & resource access for one-year. Please contact camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu to register for this graduate elective, which counts toward completion of the online MA in Arts in Medicine.

Scholarship

Scholarship applications are now closed.

Scholarships only cover professional development fees and cannot be used to cover the cost of travel, accommodations, or graduate tuition.

Summer Intensive Scholarship applications must be submitted before 5 pm on March 1st each year. Partial scholarships for participants, based on merit and financial need, are available. Scholarship awards typically range between 20% - 50% of the program fee. Please click here to download the application form. 

*Arts in Medicine Graduate Students: Master of Arts in Arts in Medicine students should not apply to this scholarship if planning to take the intensive as an elective for academic credit. UF Arts in Medicine grad students seeking academic credit should email their advisor or camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu to register for the intensive elective.

Accommodations

Special rate accommodations at the Camelia Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn: $960 (12 nights); $600 (6 nights)

Please note that this highly discounted rate excludes amenities such as continental breakfast, cleaning and linen service, wine and other special events. This rate is subject to change for 2020.

Program Faculty & Presenters

Biographies of 2019 faculty and presenters

For more information, contact the Center for Arts in Medicine at CAM@arts.ufl.edu or call 352.273.1488 or sign up for our newsletter. Socialize! Tag us @UFCAM and use these hashtags: #UFAIMSI2020 #UFArtsInMedicine on your favorite platforms.


Prospective Graduate Students & Applicants: You may register for either one or two weeks of the Arts in Medicine Intensive program to fulfill your pre-requisite requirements; you must contact camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu before registering.

Current Graduate Students: Do not register to the intensive on this page if you're seeking academic credit. Email your advisor or camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu to register for the intensive elective.

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