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 follow us 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 Spring 2015 summary of the Graphic Medicine social media.
Warning: many links follow. May be a bit overwhelming!
1. Comics & Medicine Riverside 2015 Conference preparation is in full swing. It’s going to be another fantastic gathering. Be sure to book a room and register for the conference before they fill up!
-a Preliminary Schedule has been posted
-Registration is now live!
-Keynotes have been announced
-Accommodations and Travel details are here. Don’t miss the fun!
The Mission Inn, Riverside, CA
3. The Bad Doctor, North American edition from PSU Press will also officially release in May but is available for order now!
4. Esopus Magazine Medicine Issue – The Bad Doctor and Comic Nurse (co-runners of GraphicMedicine.org) are proud to share a 16-page spread of comics in this massive new issue of Esopus. The Atlantic calls Esopus “the most beautiful magazine you probably haven’t heard of.” Find out where copies of Esopus are available in the US here.
Michael Green and Ray Rieck, “Betty P” comic in Annals of Internal Medicine
Alex Thomas and Gary Ashwal’s ROMP study comics in Annals of Internal Medicine
MK Czerwiec on drawing & comics in medical school on the Academic Medicine Blog
Michael Green on comics & professional identity formation in Academic Medicine
6. Medically-themed comics brought to our attention by the fantastic Graphic Medicine community:
Gluten: The Facts and the Fad on The Nib
Medical Tales Retold in comic form
Comic on Anxiety
MK Czerwiec on Why Comics Work in Health Care on the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Blog
Women on Miscarriage on The Nib
Sex Positive (HIV) on The Nib
The Crab Catchers by Kara Sievewright
7. New Reviews on the site:
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