21st Century Infectious Disease
oil pastel on black canvas
Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University
Kaitlyn Dykes is a 2nd year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She is actively involved with Physician Executive Leadership (PEL), a program dedicated to aiding students in becoming healthcare leaders of the future. She is also dedicated to clinical translational research. Her writing and art focuses on aspects of delivering patient-centered care, the experience of medical training, and helping fellow students develop into aware, compassionate physicians. She received her undergraduate degree in genetics, cell biology, and cell development, with a minor in art history in 2011 from the University of Minnesota.