Exploring Graphic Medicine

What’s funny about being sick? Most of the time, nothing.

But some people are finding a way to share their experiences through comics.

Graphic medicine helps patients and their loved ones, caregivers, and health professionals tell stories about health and medicine through comics.

Pictures and words combine to present health information in a powerful way.

Would you like to learn more?

The National Library of Medicine’s new banner exhibition called “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn!” shows how comics convey health information and messages with humor and emotion.

Check out information online, visit the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, and find out when a traveling banner exhibition Opens in a new window may be at a library near you on the National Library of Medicine's website.

SOURCE: Overview of National Library of Medicine’s Graphic Medicine Exhibition opens in new window

Winter 2018 Issue: Volume 12 Number 5 Page 7