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A Conversation about Graphic Medicine

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

A special public program in conjunction with Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn, a new NLM special display, traveling banner exhibition, and online exhibition launching in January 2018.

Dr. Patti Brennan, director of the NLM, will explore the meaning of graphic medicine, an emerging genre of medical literature that combines the art of comics and personal illness narrative. She will be joined by Graphic Medicine guest curator, artist, author, and educator Ellen Forney; MK Czerwiec, a nurse and senior fellow at the George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, and artist and author of Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371, and Dr. Michael Green, physician and professor in the Departments of Humanities and Internal Medicine at Penn State University. Dr Green, Ms Czerwiec and others, wrote Graphic Medicine Manifesto, which outlines the principles of graphic medicine and begins to map the field.

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Website:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/lectures/index.html