‘This week in #graphicmedicine’ highlights relevant articles (and tweets) about comics in medicine published during a the week (Saturday – Friday). Articles are typically presented without commentary, with credit given to those who flagged them up where possible. So without further ado…

Special Announcement: The 2017 Conference Announcements page for the 2017 Graphic Medicine Conference in Seattle, WA, USA is now live! This is the perfect opportunity to connect with likeminded scholars, artists, librarians, and others – and of course, a chance to promote YOUR awesome work! Keynote speakers include Rupert Kinnard, Georgia Webber, and Hillary Chute – check out their amazing work by following these links!

Articles & More… 

Seeking Feedback: First Round Pass at a #GraphicMedicine Book List – Seeking Feedback!

Webcomic: Getting to the Heart of the Abortion Debate via @TheNib

Webcomic: Jeremy Hunt weighs in on teen sexting – cartoon via @TheBadDr

Webcomic: Simone Lia on pregnancy

Webcomic: honing the skills via @TheBoonDocs

Scholarly: Annals Graphic Medicine – The Physiology of Panic, or, All Systems Go via @DoanWjd1

Scholarly: New ways to sway vaccine-hesitant parents: Ottawa researchers have developed a motion comic book to teach children how vaccines work via @Init4Health

Storify: @ComicNurse on AIDS & LGBTQ Comics in #GraphicMedicine at University of Michigan

Guest Blog on Mental Health: The Comic’s Cure

The Season’s Best New Graphic Novels (features @Unacomics)

Captain Langerhans from an amazingly talented medical student / comic artist Mike Natter

‘Take my brain out’: The artists awakened by brain injuries via @WallisEates

I’m Not Supergirl

The 31 Most Interesting Comics of 2016



Some great stuff this week! Did I miss something? Let me know in the comments below or tweet @NoetheMatt! Until next time…