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Graphic Medicine

A guide to Graphic Medicine for the College of Medicine Phoenix

Creative Activity

Learning how to create a daily visual diary is a second class activity. Students write and draw in a composition book aimed at self-reflection, and share some of their entries during subsequent class discussions. It’s a great way for them to become more careful observers of the world, and promotes habits of awareness, reflection, and documentation. To draw their first entry in their visual daily diaries, students watch Lynda Barry’s “Six Minute Diary” video, use the handoutKeeping a Daily Diary,” 


Drawing Health Care Providers

Students draw various health care providers using the Nine-Panel Template