An anthology of comics, edited by Shelley L. Wall, PhD, Josh Feder, MD, Jillian Horton, MD, and Allan Peterkin, MD. Are you in pre-med studies, medical school, or medical residency anywhere in the world? Are you a medical doctor with vivid recollections of your past medical training? Have you witnessed the medical training process as a family member or as another healthcare professional? We are seeking comics about your current and/or past experiences for an anthology. The arts provide a powerful means to represent the intense and complex process of becoming a doctor. The medium of comics, with its combination of image and text and its rich vocabulary of narrative… Read More
In September, Dr. Shelley Wall gave the opening address of the Hiram College Graphic Medicine series. We are thrilled that Shelly and her hosts at Hiram have been kind enough to share her talk with us, entitled, “Medical Illustration and the Language of Comics: From Medical Graphics to Graphic Medicine.” Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical education since 1967. To learn more about Penn State College of Medicine Department of Humanities, go to www2.med.psu.edu/humanities.