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Graphic Medicine

A guide to Graphic Medicine for the College of Medicine Phoenix

Creative Activity

Points of View 

Using the Points of View handout, students illustrate the full story from the group’s assigned perspective as either the patient, student, or physician. They share the group graphic narratives and explore how the stories differ depending on the point of view.


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