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Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

This is an online educational guide including resources and lesson plans that will help you integrate the National Library of Medicine's traveling exhibition and program into your curriculum.

Graphic Novels


Scholarly articles and books

Highlighted Journal Articles

Cummings, J. (2018). Comics and medical narrative: a visual semiotic dissection of graphic medicine. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 1–27.
Farthing, A., & Priego, E. (2016). “Graphic Medicine” as a Mental Health Information Resource: Insights from Comics Producers. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 6(1). 
Glazer, S. (2015). Graphic Medicine: Comics Turn a Critical Eye on Health Care. Hastings Center Report, 45(3), 15–19.
Green, M., & Myers, K. (2010). Graphic medicine: use of comics in medical education and patient care. BMJ, 340(7746), 574–577.
Williams, I. (2012). Graphic medicine: comics as medical narrative. Medical Humanities, 38(1), 21–27.

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