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What is Graphic Medicine?

"Graphic medicine is the use of comics to tell personal stories of illness and health" (NLM). Not limited to the graphic novel, trends in this creative and developing field include anything from platforms like Draw It to Know It, to health-profession-themed New Yorker Cartoons.

One of the first stops for new books and new developments is the Graphic Medicine site, which includes a blog with reviews and guest writers, as well as a weekly Podcast. 

Here at Levy Library, there is a growing collection of graphic novels available for check-out.  Take a look at our list of titles by visiting our catalog.

For those with an interest in graphic medicine or those with research or a project to share, the 2019 Graphic Medicine Conference (which will be held in Brighton and Howe, UK) is releasing their call for papers in the coming weeks.  Check the conference site for more information!

Of course, if there are any questions not answered on this guide, contact our reference librarians by emailing refdesk@mssm.edu, or using our Ask a Librarian service, found on the bottom right of this page.

(Image from Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast)

 

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