‘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…

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CFP: 2017 Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference

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… 

Storify: “Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness” #s650 #mla17

Political Cartoon: Editorial cartoon: Health care

Webcomic: Why Every ‘Scientifically-Proven Weight Loss Diet’ Is Actually a Total Scam via @BarryDeutsch

Webcomic: The Scan via @ootastic

Webcomic: The Homeless LGBT Youth of NYC Are in Trouble via @TheNib

Webcomic: The GOP’s Next Healthcare Move via @TheNib

Webcomic: Just Shoot Me via @TheNib

Webcomic: Hungry Neurons via @TheBoonDocs

Webcomic: Comics 4 Health Coverage on Facebook

Book Review: In Review: Not My Shame by T.O. Walker via @Ezohyez

Book Review: The Amazing “True” Story of a Teenage Single Mom via @RobCloughHighLo

Death penalty explored in joint show by cartoonists, condemned inmates

Disability and Representation in Autobiographical Comics



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