‘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!

Deadline Approaching – Submit your proposal by January 30th!

Articles & More… 

Seeking Feedback: Second Pass at a #GraphicMedicine Book List – Bring on the Feedback!

Spotify: Staring at Comics — Frederick Køhlert on Al Davison’s Spiral Cage (and more) #UMTNCSW via @pfanderson

Scholarly: Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls: Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo via @GirlhoodStudies

Book Review: Seagram – David Biskup’s Pure Visual Storytelling Powerfully Communicates the Experience of Living with PTSD via @AndyWPOliver

Comic: Erin Zerbe – “Grab Back” via @JessRuliffson

Webcomic: “Bad News” via @CallousComics

Political Cartoon: Cartoon: Trump’s health care plan

HCID Friday Seminar: Graphic Medicine – Using Comics Within the Mental Health Domain via @ErnestoPriego

Comics 4 Health Coverage Facebook Post (E.T. Russian)

Practicing Narrative Medicine (from 2014) via @Xuanca

Deep themes in the comics

I gave up medicine to make a real difference as an entrepreneur

Introducing….Remember I Resist I Redraw

The Making of a Comics Memoir

The Newest Green Lantern’s Battle With Mental Illness In ‘Green Lanterns’ #15 Shows Why Comics Have Power

Embroidered Cancer Comic News (Facebook)


*If/when there is a Storify of this talk, I will post the link here. For now, searching the #yuritalk hashtag is the best way to see the live-tweets.

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