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Through Your Support, Art Helps Heals from Within

The Arts & Healing Program at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute uses art in its many forms to help support people in treatment and recovery and their loved ones. This innovative program includes a robust permanent art collection and ongoing exhibitions, performing arts events, and other workshops. The Arts & Healing Program is a resource for families, loved ones and the community to support Inova Schar’s core mission and philosophy to provide patient-centered care.

Creating Healing with Integrative Oncology Programs and the Arts

These programs at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute use art in its many forms to provide support throughout the continuum of care. These innovative programs include many evidenced based integrative approaches such as fitness, art therapy, acupuncture, nutrition, mind body techniques and support groups along with a robust permanent art collection and ongoing exhibition and an artist-in-residence program to provide opportunities for art expression throughout the facility. The Integrative Oncology and Arts & Healing Programs focus on the whole person wellness for individuals, families, loved ones and the community to support Inova Schar’s core mission and philosophy to provide patient-centered care – inspiring and encouraging all those who come through our doors.

Mission

To minimize suffering and restore wellbeing by providing an environment that promotes healing and wellness

Vision

  1. Help create and maintain a patient first experience
  2. Provide a beautiful and therapeutic environment
  3. Help create the environment for healing
  4. Enrich, energize, inspire and enliven our patients, visitors, employees and community

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