Skip to Main Content
Nova Southeastern University logo Tampa Bay Regional Campus Library Logo

Graphic Medicine at the TBRC Library: Home

Provides detail about the TBRCL Graphic Medicine Collection as well as some additional resources.

Graphic Medicine

What is graphic medicine?

As defined by Dr. Ian Williams, graphic medicine refers to "the intersection between the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare". 

It is a way to learn about illness and treatment through the medium of art that provides approachability and an emotional impact. 

What does graphic medicine encompass?

  • graphic memoirs of illness
  • educational comics for students and patients 
  • gag strips about healthcare
  • therapeutic comic making workshops
  • fiction and non-fiction 

Additional Resources