Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open to Conference Attendees Only
Arts in Health: Research Universities and Education
Executive Director of Research, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Lamb Institute for Arts and Healing
Faculty Member, UF's Center for Arts in Medicine in the College of the Arts
Director, Art for Recovery
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Cynthia Perlis: Art for Recovery: Creativity in Healthcare
Art for Recovery is one of the longest running art and healing programs in the country. The history of how this program began in 1988 in the HIV unit at UCSF, the creation of multiple Art for Recovery programs across all three UCSF campuses and in the community that continues today, along with the success in writing grants and obtaining funding throughout the Bay Area will be discussed. In addition, the relationship that was developed with the UCSF Foundation and the UCSF Department of Medical Humanities that has led to the continued success of this program will be explored. An interactive creative component will be experienced by the audience as well as videos that will give heart to the program.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Eliza Lamb, Sarah B. Cunningham, Salem N. Tsegaye: Arts and Health Engagement in American Research Universities
The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) and the Arts Research Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts recently surveyed selected research universities about their engagement and partnerships in arts and health. Key findings from this survey will be shared and a group discussion about arts and health in higher education will follow.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Jenny Baxley Lee, Jill Sonke: Engaging Learners in Arts in Health Education in Traditional and Online Environments
Through design and implementation of academic curriculum, faculty at the UF Center for Arts in Medicine have learned a great deal about pedagogy in arts in health education in both traditional and online learning environments. In the spirit of a lively, facilitated discussion, participants will examine aspects of academic programs with the aim to share ideas, deepen discourse and improve excellence in arts in health education internationally.