The collection of books and other resources in this guide is intended as a starting point for those interested in learning about graphic medicine and includes some sample works. It is in no way comprehensive since the field is ever growing and evolving.
Additional resources not necessarily limited to NU:
“Graphic Medicine is the intersection of the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare.” - Ian Williams, MD, "Why Graphic Medicine"
"Graphic Medicine is the use of comics to tell personal stories of illness and health. The combined language of words and pictures that is the comic medium gives approachability and emotional impact to these personal stories, and even to the clinical data they sometimes include. - National Library of Medicine exhibits site
"Graphic Medicine, or the use of comics medicine, provides opportunities for participants in healthcare to engage with the experience(s) of health in unique ways. Example areas in the field include instructional and educational comics, graphic memoirs (or pathographies), fictionalized medical encounters, comic pamphlets and posters, comics creation guides, monographs on comic studies, and more...” - Matthew Noe, "Managing Graphic Medicine in Academic Health Sciences Libraries"