Arts in Medicine – About | NYC Health + Hospitals
Charles Alston, Man Emerging, 1969

Charles Alston, Man Emerging, 1969

Arts in Medicine – About

The Arts in Medicine department at NYC Health + Hospitals seeks to foster the emotional well-being, promote healing, wellness, and engagement of patients, families, employees, and the greater Health + Hospitals community by integrating all discipline of the arts such as literary, visual and performing arts throughout the Health + Hospitals system.

In addition to managing the system’s vast visual art collection, the Art in Medicine department collects best practices and provides technical assistance to all our healthcare facilities in implementing arts programs to enhance the patient experience, employee engagement, and community wellness by combining artistic innovation and education into high-quality healthcare, embracing the healing power of arts.

Our Mission:

To encourage patients, families, employees, and our greater community to live their healthiest lives by promoting healing, wellness, and engagement through the arts and humanities.

Our Goal:

To enhance patient experience, employee engagement, and community wellness by combining artistic innovation and education into high-quality healthcare, embracing the healing power of arts.

WE ALWAYS PUT PATIENTS FIRST