Events

    Jan 3
    Sep 30
    Exhibition
    Norris Medical Library
    Add to Calendar 2024-01-03 13:03:07 2024-09-30 13:03:07 Visualizing Medicine: Humanizing Healthcare through Medical Illustration, Web Comics, and Graphic Novels Art - in all its permutations - creates space for self-expression, emotional release, and a way of processing our thoughts, dreams, frustrations, and grief. In medicine, the visual becomes a method with the potential not only to teach or define but also to exclude or ignore many bodies. Ghanaian-American physician-artist Shirlene Obuobi, MD, and cartoonist-author Alison Bechdel disrupt outdated narratives within healthcare and popular culture that shape individual and social conceptions of healthy bodies. Their representations can humanize the experiences of others, particularly when the clinical gaze can create an artificial divide between patients and healthcare professionals, disenfranchising individuals and communities. Norris Medical Library America/Los_Angeles public

    Visualizing Medicine: Humanizing Healthcare through Medical Illustration, Web Comics, and Graphic Novels