*Including links from the end of 2016, as I was out-of-office. 

‘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…

Articles & More… 

Webcomic: This comic explains why America needs Planned Parenthood. (This is from summer 2016, but it is exceptionally timely as the right-wing of U.S. politics is working to defund vital Planned Parenthood services.)

Webcomic: Get Tested (Oh Joy Sex Toy) (NSFW) via @ErikaMoen

Webcomic: What It Felt Like Growing Up Fat via @MikeFreiheit

MOOC: “Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga”

Book Review: Not My Shame (by @Northern_Thirty) via @TheBadDr (@GraphicMedicine)

Book Review: Type 1: Origins via @ComicsAnonBlog

Scholarly Event: Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness – A Modern Language Association Conference panel

Scholarly: Developing a Motion Comic for HIV/STD Prevention for Young People Ages 15-24, Part 2: Evaluation of a Pilot Intervention.

Scholarly: Storytellers make the most influential scientific researchers

Scholarly: Bipolar 1 As Graphic Memoir.

Scholarly: Annals Graphic Medicine – Breach of Confidentiality

This App Makes Cooking and Nutrition Fun and Easy

The Best Comics of 2016 (According to Some)

Lamar Soutter Library fellow receives Gold Foundation award for graphic medicine research

How Flap Illustrations Helped Reveal the Body’s Inner Secrets via @MedNarrative



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