Michael Koerner, MS; Eliza Fredette, MS; Trudy A. Watt, MArch; Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD
Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=G18-0003.
Acknowledgment: The authors would like to thank artist-in-residence Tom Judd for his assistance on this project.
Author/Illustrator Information: Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD, is the first Associate Dean of Design in Medicine at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), where, in 2013, he launched MEDstudio@JEFF, the first program in design of its type at a U.S. medical academy. His work can be viewed at www.thestudioscientist.com. Michael Koerner, MS, and Eliza Fredette, MS, are lead design engineers and inventors at MEDstudio@JEFF. Trudy A. Watt, MArch, is an alumnus of MEDstudio@JEFF and founder and executive director of Waxwood, a design research practice based in Philadelphia.
Corresponding Author: Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD; e-mail, Peter.L.Jones@jefferson.edu.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: M. Koerner, E. Fredette, T.A. Watt, P.L. Jones.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: M. Koerner, T.A. Watt, P.L. Jones.
Drafting of the article: M. Koerner, E. Fredette, P.L. Jones.
Critical revision for important intellectual content: M. Koerner, E. Fredette, P.L. Jones.
Final approval of the article: M. Koerner, E. Fredette, T.A. Watt, P.L. Jones.
Provision of study materials or patients: P.L. Jones.
Obtaining of funding: P.L. Jones.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: T.A. Watt, P.L. Jones.
Collection and assembly of data: M. Koerner, T.A. Watt, P.L. Jones.
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This short, compelling video graphically illustrates the enormity of the problem of food insecurity.
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Not only food availability, but quality is also a concern. The available food maybe hygienic, but unhealthy. People are commercializing at the cost of the health of the nation: a serious issue indeed.
Koerner M, Fredette E, Watt TA, et al. Annals Graphic Medicine - An Apple a Day. Ann Intern Med. 2018;168:GM1. doi: 10.7326/G18-0003
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