‘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… 

New Project: Adapting Dementia Care Best Practice Data into Comics: Enhancing Impact Through Graphic Medicine via @ErnestoPriego

Webcomic: How to Deal With an Aging Parent via @TheNib (originally posted 2011)

Webcomic: Visit Menstrual Island! via @TheNib

Webcomic: NHS keeping you waiting? Blame Windows XP – cartoon via @TheBadDr

Art: #anxiety #biology #strangers via @DoanWjd1 (just one example of many to check out)

Scholarly: [Head injuries in Duckburg in 1959 and 2009]

Scholarly: Beyond Narrative? Comics, Illness and Narratology via @takeonEDs

Book Review: Review: Spot 12: Five Months in the Neonatal ICU (Internal Link)

Same review, but posted on @GraphicMedicine site: Review: Spot 12: Five Months in the Neonatal ICU

Book Review: Review: Leela Corman’s We All Wish for Deadly Force via @WomenonComics

Kickstarter: LingoZING! The FUN Way to Learn a Language

Book Riot’s Best of 2016 Comics (features a few medically relevant titles)

“A Fair Bit of Alchemy”: A Q&A with Luke Howard

Science comics and cartoons (older post) via @Init4Health

This Cartoonist Is Illustrating What It’s Really Like To Transition

Appearances by Mady G via @ErikaMoen

Vintage Spanish Comic Posters Encourage Correct Use of Antibiotics via @Init4Health & @GraphicMedicine

How an Indian comic book is teaching girls about their periods

Box de urgencias: Apendicitis aguda

S.M.A.S.H. 4 / Pitches / Genre (first section is about Graphic Medicine growth) via @StreakofPith



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