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Hope, The Best Medicine


Hope, The Best Medicine

Kaitlyn Dykes (2018)
acrylic paint on canvas


This painting is for patients and those who provide medical care who are in need of inspiration.

Kaitlyn Dykes Kaitlyn Dykes (6 Posts)

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University


Kaitlyn Dykes is a 3rd year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Her writing and art focus on aspects of delivering patient-centered care, the experience of medical training, and helping fellow students develop into aware, compassionate physicians. She is President of Physician Executive Leadership (PEL), a program committed to aiding students in becoming physician healthcare leaders of the future by addressing critical gaps in medical education. She is also dedicated to and actively involved in clinical translational research. She graduated with honors in 2011 from the University of Minnesota with a degree in genetics, cell biology, and cell development, along with a minor in art history, and fulfillment of the Dean's Scholars Leadership Program.