‘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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I encourage you all to check out the hashtags Leah indicated in her tweet above. I didn’t pull many of them into this post for a variety of reasons, but her students discussion of comics is wonderful. Particularly because these are folks who are nearly entirely new to the concept of graphic medicine and sometimes that unfocused eye can remind us why we all start thinking about this field in the first place.

Articles & More… 

Event: Health Humanities & Social Justice: Breath | Body | Voice Conference

Event: Graphic Novels, Real Life Stories – An Introduction with Ottilie Hainsworth

Webcomic: Eggs via @TheNib

Webcomic: Where your eyes don’t go via @xotoa

Webcomic: Women in STEM Speak Up via @TheNib

Scholarly/Webcomic: Annals Graphic Medicine – Dear Doctor I

Scholarly: Comics as an educational tool for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Scholarly: Lessons from Helen Keller: How to Make the Comics Accessible?

Scholarly: Brief internet-based cognitive behavior therapy program with a supplement drink improved anxiety and somatic symptoms in Japanese workers.

Scholarly: We Must Be Critical: The Current Purpose of Disability Studies via @GraphicMedicine

Blog: It’s Been A Minute via @ComicNurse

Interview: Mónica Lalanda promueve la ética médica junto a su ‘Mafalda’ de bata blanca y fonendo

A Dissident South African Cartoonist Tells His Own Difficult Story

Heartfelt Images is a repository of art about the heart

The 10 Best Graphic Memoirs

Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? explores “widespread and subliminal” impact of design on health

Putting the colour into 3D printing with atoms

The 8 Best Comics to Read in September

Survival Advice from Comic Strips

“Distractable Me” From the NWPF Community Blog via @dunlapshohl


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