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About the Artwork
“Our children’s hospital recently moved several patient units into a new hospital tower, leaving behind empty rooms filled with unused equipment. Great joys and great sorrows have occurred in these rooms, so hastily abandoned, where a squadron of IV poles stand guard like silent sentinels.”
Lisa Sieczkowski is a pediatric hospitalist and residency program leader in Middle America who has a keen interest in medical humanities and loves searching for beauty amid the absurdity.