Staff and students at the Institute of Dentistry were treated to none other than an extraordinary talk by BDS4 student Rachel Jackson last Wednesday ahead of her forthcoming exhibition of drawings and artwork in London. Rachel spoke candidly about the empowering capacity drawing has provided her to meet the demands of the BDS dentistry programme. Touching on mental health and the capacity drawing has as a learning tool Rachel moved students, staff and non-clinicians alike.
To see more of Rachel’s artwork and learn more about her and the forthcoming exhibition, please visit Rachel’s website: https://www.medink.co.uk/
An interesting blog is also available which opens a conversation about illustration within the medical profession: https://artibiotics.com/blog/is-drawing-valuable-for-surgeons