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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Symposium (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  A Conversation about Graphic Medicine
 
Description:  A special public program in conjunction with Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn, a new NLM special display, traveling banner exhibition, and online exhibition launching in January 2018. Dr. Patti Brennan, director of the NLM, will explore the meaning of graphic medicine, an emerging genre of medical literature that combines the art of comics and personal illness narrative. She will be joined by Graphic Medicine guest curator, artist, author, and educator Ellen Forney; MK Czerwiec, a nurse and senior fellow at the George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, and artist and author of Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371, and Dr. Michael Green, physician and professor in the Departments of Humanities and Internal Medicine at Penn State University. Dr Green, Ms Czerwiec and others, wrote Graphic Medicine Manifesto, which outlines the principles of graphic medicine and begins to map the field.
 
Series Name:  NLM History of Medicine Lecture Series
 
Event URL:  https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/lectures/index.html
 
Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
 
Videocast URL:  https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=26989&bhcp=1
  Event will be available in the videocast ARCHIVE
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Thursday, March 01, 2018   2:00pm - 3:30pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD
Title:   Director
Organization:   National Library of Medicine
City/Province:   Bethesda
State:   Maryland
 
Name:   Ellen Forney
Title:   Guest Curator of the National Library of Medicine exhibition Graphic Medicine
 
Name:   MK Czerwiec
Title:   Senior Fellow
Organization:   George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy Media Eng
City/Province:   Washington
State:   District of Columbia
 
Name:   Michael Green, MD
Title:   Professor, Departments of Humanities & Internal Medicine
Organization:   Penn State University’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
City/Province:   Hershey
State:   Pennsylvania
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  [NIH] National Library of Medicine (NLM)
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 38A (Lister Hill National Center)
 
Street Address:  38A Library Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Stephen Greenberg, MSLS, PhD
E-mail:   greenbes@mail.nlm.nih.gov
Phone:   301-827-4577
 
 
 
 
 
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