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Save the Date: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Are you interested in graphic medicine? Are you looking for concrete ways you can integrate graphic medicine into what you do? Registration is now open for the New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon on April 10, 2019: https://goo.gl/forms/jbUZNj27aqpzFhxM2.  This event is free!

 

What: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon. For more details visit: https://news.nnlm.gov/ner/2019/02/15/youre-invited-new-england-graphic-medicine-comiccon/

Agenda:

  • 8:30-9:00am - Registration and Coffee
  • 9:00-10:30am - Welcome and Keynote by Vermont's Rachel Lindsay, author of RX
  • 10:45-noon - Breakout sessions where attendees can choose to learn about: making science comics, finding quality health information online, collections management.
  • Noon-1:30pm - Lunch (provided) and Networking
  • 1:30-2:45pm - Breakout sessions: information on planning graphic medicine programming, working with creators to make graphic medicine for communities, best practices for creating a graphic medicine course.
  • 3:00-3:30pm - Closing, prize drawing, and more

 

  • Attendees will be encouraged to create comics during breaks and at lunch with supplies and support provided to help people learn by doing.  These comics can then be entered for a chance to win prizes.

 

Audience: Librarians of all kinds, information specialists, health educators, and others interested in using graphic medicine to engage your community for health outreach and education.

 

When: April 10, 2019; 8:30am-3:30pm (lunch provided)

 

Where: University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North Worcester, MA 01655 (https://www.umassmed.edu/)

 

This event is free, but space is limited.  Register today! https://goo.gl/forms/jbUZNj27aqpzFhxM2

 

For more information, contact Sarah Levin-Lederer at sarah.levinlederer@umassmed.edu

 

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