Dr Iva Fattorini, MD MSc
Founder

One of the pioneers and global leaders of the contemporary arts and medicine movement

Dr Iva became MD at the age of 23, completed her Dermatology Residency and Masters in Zagreb, and undertook an International Training program at Harvard University. From 2004-2015 she worked in executive roles at the Cleveland Clinic, in USA and in Abu Dhabi, UAE. With strong motive to help international patients with limited access to good healthcare, she became Director of International E-health. Strongly driven by the vision to enrich the care and hospital experience, she founded the Arts and Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic in 2008. Under her leadership, first as Executive Director and then as a Chair, the Institute has grown and has become the integral part of the culture of one of the best and largest hospitals in the U.S. The Institute has set up a new paradigm and standards in the area of arts and medicine. Dr Fattorini is a member of the first Arts and Medicine committee at the World Congress of Integrative Medicine, the founding member of Lincoln Center Global Exchange, the ambassador for The Red Pencil Humanitarian Mission, member of National Advisory Board for Lake Nona Impact Forum and the founding ambassador of National Organization for Arts in Health (NOAH). She founded Artocene in 2014 and Artocene Digital in 2018, with a vision to activate the latent therapeutic power of the arts on a global level with the highest professional standards. Companies provide consulting services and are developing innovative products in the intersection of arts and health. In 2015 Iva moved to United Kingdom where she lives and works now.