Kimberly R. Myers, MA, PhD; Molly Osborne, MD, PhD; Charlotte A. Wu, MD; Zoe S. Schein, MA
Acknowledgment: The authors thank The Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine for generously supporting Drs. Osborne and Wu as Visiting Artists in Medical Humanities during the fall of 2017 and for funding the Kienle Colloquium Medical Humanities Schoolars Residency in summer 2016, where the project was born. The authors also thank Dr. Michael J. Green for helpful feedback as this project evolved.
Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=G17-0017.
Author/Illustrator Information: Kimberly R. Myers, MA, PhD, is Professor of Humanities and Medicine and Distinguished Educator at Penn State College of Medicine, where she founded and hosts the Penn State Hershey Physician Writers Group. Her primary scholarly interests are medical education, pathography, and graphic medicine. Molly Osborne, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University and heads the Integrated Ethics Program at the VA Portland Health Care System. She recognizes the importance of graphic medicine as a teaching tool for intensive care unit end-of-life care and palliative care across all professions. Charlotte A. Wu, MD, is an internal medicine physician and Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She is passionate about using graphic medicine and visual storytelling in medical education, care team development, and improving the health of communities. Zoe S. Schein, MA, is a freelance illustrator, writer, and educator in Boston. Schein's artistic work emphasizes visual storytelling and narrative, with particular emphasis on comics, integrated graphic essays, pen-and-ink illustration, and printmaking. View more of Schein's work at www.zoeschein.com.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Analysis and interpretation of the article: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Drafting of the article: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu, Z.S. Schein.
Critical revision for important intellectual content: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Final approval of the article: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Obtaining of funding: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Collection and assembly of data: K.R. Myers, M. Osborne, C.A. Wu.
Myers KR, Osborne M, Wu CA, et al. Annals Graphic Medicine - Critical Space. Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:W6–W12. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/G17-0017
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