Prof. Michael Green of Penn State Medical School, who edits the Graphic Medicine section of the Annals of Internal Medicine, has contributed his second comic strip to the series. Illustrated by Ray Rieck, Betty P. examines the ethics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation coding in patients with a terminal prognosis. Michael initiated the innovative comics course at the Hershey Medical School, which has proven very popular among students. He is a member of the steering committee of the annual Comics and Medicine conferences. Click on the image or read the strip here.
Many news stories, article links, and announcements are posted on the Graphic Medicine Facebook and Twitter pages, so if you use those sites but don’t follow us there, be sure to do so to get the latest Graphic Medicine updates. But not everyone is on social media (WHAAAAA?) and even if you are, it’s easy to miss something that might be of interest. So to that end, here’s a summary of the fall in Graphic Medicine social media. Warning: many links follow. May be a bit overwhelming! AND, I must point out that for this edition, there was so much… Read More
The current issue of Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology is edited by Susan Squier and Ryan Marks. It is a special issue on Graphic Medicine. Here is the table of contents from the issue’s Project MUSE page: Articles and Graphics Introduction pp. 149-152 | DOI: 10.1353/con.2014.0023 Susan Squier, J. Ryan Marks HTML Download PDF (82.3 KB) Avatars, Illness, and Authority: Embodied Experience in Breast Cancer Autopathographics pp. 153-181 | DOI: 10.1353/con.2014.0011 Emily Waples HTML Download PDF (166.4 KB) Graphic Analysis: Transitional Phenomena in Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother? pp. 183-203 | DOI: 10.1353/con.2014.0014 Lisa Diedrich … Read More
CALL FOR PROPOSALS Health Humanities: The Next Decade (Pedagogies, Practices, Politics) 30 April – 2 May 2015 The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will host the 4th International Health Humanities Conference. This cross-disciplinary and inter-professional conference will bring together scholars, educators, clinicians, health advocates, students, patients and caregivers in an effort to identify the core issues and guiding values as well as define the expanding scope of the Health Humanities for the next decade. The following question will guide our efforts throughout this conference: What are the implications, responsibilities, and expectations of… Read More