*Note: Posting on 12/22/16, 1 day early, due to the holiday in the US. 

‘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… 

Book Release: Not My Shame by T.O. Walker

Book Release: Tackling Disability Hate Crime

Book Review: Advance Review: Will I See? (Internal Link)

Webcomic: The NHS caught a bad case of 2016 – cartoon via @TheBadDr

Webcomic: Company…  via @CancerOwl

Webcomic: Self-Made Man: Transitioning From the Military via @TheNib

Webcomic: Comics for Health Coverage on Facebook

Scholarly: Developing a Motion Comic for HIV/STD Prevention for Young People Ages 15-24, Part 1: Listening to Your Target Audience.

Scholarly: [Scientists in cartoons: humanizing science]

Scholarly: The 2016 Altmetric Top 100 Outputs with ‘Comics’ as Keyword Mentioned in the Last Year. Version 3 via @ErnestoPriego

Call for Submissions: Call for Images of Healing and Learning via @JournalofEthics

The Indian Comic Book That’s Taking on the Taboo of Periods

The Facts of Life news via @Paula_JKnight

Announcing ‘Women In Science Wednesday’ An Exclusive New Series Celebrating Women Scientists

2016 Wrap-Up: Graphic Recorders Reflect on Human Nature and Communication via @SamBradd

How Science Visualization Can Help Save the World

Behold! December’s Quietus Comics Round Up Column

How We Know ‘Pro-Life’ People Don’t Actually Care About Reducing Abortions

How Batman Helps Me Survive My Mental Illness


*Not ‘Graphic Medicine’, but an important thread on the value of libraries


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