SCR CONNECTions: Regional Medical Library Educational Webinar
SCR CONNECTions is a monthly web conference presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources, and technology topics.
Title: Panels as Windows: Graphic Medicine and Empathy, a Tool to Understanding Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Professionals
Guest Speaker: Alice Jaggers, MSLS, Outreach Coordinator, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library
Date: Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am CT / 9:00am – 10:00am MT
Description: Graphic medicine is comics about health. This communication medium has received an increase in attention over the last decade. A major reason for this is due to findings that it is well suited to increase empathy in healthcare students, healthcare professionals and caregivers. This webinar will deepen the discussion on graphic medicine and medical humanities by diving into implications of emotional understanding and recognition of humanity in health. Participants of this webinar will examine the use of comics to communicate various perspectives in the healthcare process.
Speaker Bio: Alice Jaggers, MSLS, is the Outreach Coordinator for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library. She has been studying graphic medicine for about four years. She created a graphic medicine collection at her library starting in March 2017 and has been developing programming for the library and for the institution since then. You can find information about Alice in her blog, http://alicejaggers.wordpress.com/. Alice has also created a preliminary database of graphic medicine titles available at http://bit.ly/Gmdatabase.
This webinar will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.
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