Arts & Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic's Arts & Medicine Institute was created for the purpose of integrating the visual arts, music, performing arts and research to promote healing and to enhance the lives of our patients, families, visitors and employees.
Fine art is good medicine.
It comforts, elevates
the spirit, and affirms
life and hope.
A new program using art as a tool of social connection, embeds Cleveland Institute of Art students in Cleveland Clinic healthcare facilities, and benefits both patient and artist. Cleveland Clinic nurse practitioner Ruth Mundy comments.
Music therapy manager Lisa Gallagher shares common misconceptions about music therapy and how patient families can benefit from the healing power of music.
Dr. Iva Fattorini shares how Cleveland Clinic is leading the innovation of art and music therapy in healthcare.
A 16-month-old girl who underwent a heart transplant surgery in the nick of time at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is using music therapy on her journey to recovery.
Dr. Iva Fattorini comments on how playing on a music instrument may help decrease the risk of dementia.
Art therapy manager Tammy Shella comments on the positive effects art therapy can have on patients at Cleveland Clinic Children's.