Winter 2019

Medicine, Illustrated

Medical cartoonist Cathy Leamy, MG15, explains her calling with a comic.

By Cathy Leamy

What exactly does a medical cartoonist do? Below, Cathy Leamy, MG15 (Health Comm), explains her chosen profession with a comic. And she’s not alone: There’s a whole graphic medicine community out there (in fact, the Hirsh Health Sciences Library recently debuted a new Graphic Medicine section).

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