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Graphic Medicine

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What is Graphic Medicine?

‘The intersection between the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare’. - Dr Ian Williams, Comics artist and physician, Founder of GraphicMedicine.org

Self drawing of Dr. Ian Williams  Self drawing of Dr. Ian Williams

Graphic medicine is the use of comics to tell personal stories of illness and health. The combined language of words and pictures that is the comic medium gives approachability and emotional impact to these personal stories, and even to the clinical data they sometimes include.     National Library of Medicine 

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