Dear PCOM GA campus members: The PCOM GA Library information desk will not be staffed from Monday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 17 due to COVID-19 cases. The Library space is still open without any in-person services. If you need to return any library materials or equipment, the due date will be extended until the Library resumes staffing. Please use the… [Read more...]
Comics has always had a critical engagement with socio-political and cultural issues and hence evolved into a medium with a subversive power to challenge the status quo. Staying true to the criticality of the medium, graphic medicine (where comics intersects with the discourse of healthcare) critiques the exploitative and unethical practices in the field of healthcare, thereby creating a critical… [Read more...]
Socio-cultural rigidities regarding the shape and size of a woman’s body have not only created an urgency to refashion themselves according to a range of set standards but also generated an infiltrating sense of body dissatisfaction and poor self-esteem leading to eating disorders. Interestingly, through an adept utilisation of the formal strengths of the medium of comics, many graphic medical… [Read more...]
Featured Resource: Visual DX Minute: Monkeypox
The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a global health emergency. As cases continue to rise, we are constantly reviewing and updating both public resources as well as VisualDx content to keep clinicians as informed as possible.