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Connecting Graphic Medicine to Your Community with Programming

Class Details

Join Alice Stokes and Tori Rossetti as they give short presentations on the graphic medicine programs they’ve run at their institutions and take attendees’ questions. Learn about starting and running a graphic medicine book club, incorporating participatory art to engage your audience, best practices and lessons learned.

Presenters:
Alice Stokes, MLIS, Library Assistant Professor, Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont

Alice is the liaison to nursing at the University of Vermont Medical Center and to Medical Student Education at the Larner College of Medicine. In 2017, she began a Graphic Medicine collection at Dana Medical Library. To date, she has facilitated two Graphic Medicine Book Clubs and is planning a third for Spring 2019. She is also collaborating with Larner College of Medicine faculty to create a 1-month elective on Graphic Medicine and Psychiatry for medical students.

Tori Rossetti, MLIS, Education and Clinical Services Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Lamar Soutter Library recently hosted the NLM’s exhibition, Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn. To publicize the exhibition and the library’s graphic medicine collection, Tori and her team invited speakers, held weekly Coffee and Comic coloring sessions, and engaged different student groups.

Objectives
After this webinar, attendees will be able to:
• Identify examples of graphic medicine programs.
• Employ strategies for setting-up graphic medicine programs.
• Recognize issues that might arise while planning a graphic medicine program.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Jan 9, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Sarah Levin-Lederer, MPH, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
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