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Oct

16

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Meet Our Virtual Interns!

Posted by on October 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

This fall, NER and MAR are jointly hosting two virtual MLIS student interns from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT, Bennie Finch and Jacqueline Fonseca-Ramos. We are thrilled to have them working with us on several exciting projects and learning about NNLM, NLM, and health sciences librarianship! They have each written a brief… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Sep

21

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Graphic Medicine and Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

September is National Preparedness Month! How can graphic medicine help with emergency preparedness, response and recovery? Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Jun

23

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African-American/Black Experiences and Anti-Racism in Graphic Medicine

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM NER stand with the Black and African American community. My colleagues in other NNLM regions curated lists highlighting Black/African-American Health and Anti-Racist resources: Pacific Southwest Region with links to African American mental health, anti-racist reading materials, cultural competency, NLM African… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

Apr

17

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Reflecting on NEGM20 and Looking Forward on NER Graphic Medicine Initiative

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

When you put together an event, you don’t want attendees to know what goes on behind the scenes.  But it’s important to draw back the curtain and note that the 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference (NEGM20) was supposed to be an in-person conference held on MCPHS’s Boston campus March 26-28.  NEGM20 became an online… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

Dec

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Graphic Medicine for Kids and Teens

Posted by on December 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not have experienced ourselves.  These stories can also help us feel less alone in our own lives…. Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

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