Culture of Care

A Study of Arts Programs in U.S. Hospitals

Naj Wikoff

November 2004, 12 pages. Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20005, 202-371-2830,

These results of a national survey by The Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH) provide a snapshot of the current level and characteristics of arts programs in hospitals The data is supplemented by brief portraits of exemplary programs and moving reflections from participating patients and care providers.