Guest Post by Savita Rani Savita Rani is a physician by training and artist by spirit. She is a Desi woman and a first-generation immigrant settler in Canada. She is a resident physician in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, and also has a Master of Public Health from Queen’s University. She has a special interest in bringing arts and humanities into medical education and public health as tools for practice, teaching, learning and reflection. Her poetry, writing and artwork have been published in international health humanities journals including Ars Medica, Pulse, and Intima: a Journal of Narrative Medicine. The content of my Graphic Medicine work started out describing and working through challenges and struggles… Read More
Guest Post by Theo Phizza Following redundancy from a company at which I had worked for 22 years I was admitted to a mental health facility (“the Facility”) at the beginning of 2020 to be treated for generalised anxiety disorder (“GAD”) partly triggered by the redundancy situation. I first saw a Psychiatric Consultant in December 2019 who advised me that in-patient treatment would probably be best for me. It later turned out he had been a Psychiatric Advisor on a series of Big Brother. This seemed to me to be a possible cause of confusion as this Cartoon shows…. Read More
Our “Spotlight” program was developed to feature new projects, books, research, and artists of note to the Graphic Medicine international community. If you’d like to be featured in a Spotlight, click here for more information. Spotlight: Grandpa’s Deterioration Spotlight: Savita Rani Spotlight: Cancer Survivor Reflects on Change Spotlight: Broken, But Lucky Spotlight: Chronic Pain Spotlight: Shattering Assumptions with Meg Spotlight: Illustrated Case Studies on Integrated Care Best Practices Spotlight: Healing the Whole Family: A Graphic Novel about AAPI Intergenerational Trauma and Mental Health Spotlight: Prick: I Have Melanoma, Pt. 1 Spotlight: Dr. Hen Says – A Voice of Compassion &… Read More
EXAM ROOM Volume One: Anatomy Lab is a comics zine drawn and written by second year Drexel College of Medical Students in Philadelphia, in the Fall of 2019. Working in a Graphic Medicine seminar with Artist in Residence Emily Steinberg, MFA, students Prachi Anshu, Andrew DiMatteo, Marc Hem Lee, Joshua Lucas and Luke Wakeen drew from their personal experience working with cadavers in the Anatomy Lab, creating an extraordinarily thoughtful collection of stories. Download full zine here.