Michael Green on Comics, the Culture of Medicine, and Med Students

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April 7, 2017
12:00PM - 1:30PM
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Senate Chamber (at the Union)

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Add to Calendar 2017-04-07 12:00:00 2017-04-07 13:30:00 Michael Green on Comics, the Culture of Medicine, and Med Students Michael Green will give a talk entitled, "What Comics can Teach Us about the Culture of Medicine and the (Mis)treatment of Medical Students.”Green is a Professor of Medicine and Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, where he cares for patients, teaches medical students, and conducts research on informed medical decision-making.He is Chair of the Hospital Ethics Committee, Vice Chair of the Department of Humanities, and Director of the Program in Bioethics. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois and completed residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University. He received fellowship training in clinical medical ethics at the University of Chicago’s Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and in general internal medicine and medical ethics at the University of Wisconsin. He has published numerous articles and received many grant awards for his research, which most recently has focused on helping people make informed decisions about end-of-life medical care.Dr. Green is one of the pioneers in the new field of “Graphic Medicine,” having published several landmark articles on the use of comics in medicine and co-organized the annual international Graphic Medicine conference. Dr. Green is a member of the editorial collective of the Graphic Medicine book series by Penn State University Press, co-author of the Graphic Medicine Manifesto, and teaches a course on Comics and Medicine to 4th-year medical students, whose comics can be viewed online. Senate Chamber (at the Union) Project Narrative projectnarrative@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Michael Green will give a talk entitled, "What Comics can Teach Us about the Culture of Medicine and the (Mis)treatment of Medical Students.”

Green is a Professor of Medicine and Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, where he cares for patients, teaches medical students, and conducts research on informed medical decision-making.

He is Chair of the Hospital Ethics Committee, Vice Chair of the Department of Humanities, and Director of the Program in Bioethics. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois and completed residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University. He received fellowship training in clinical medical ethics at the University of Chicago’s Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and in general internal medicine and medical ethics at the University of Wisconsin. He has published numerous articles and received many grant awards for his research, which most recently has focused on helping people make informed decisions about end-of-life medical care.

Dr. Green is one of the pioneers in the new field of “Graphic Medicine,” having published several landmark articles on the use of comics in medicine and co-organized the annual international Graphic Medicine conference. Dr. Green is a member of the editorial collective of the Graphic Medicine book series by Penn State University Press, co-author of the Graphic Medicine Manifesto, and teaches a course on Comics and Medicine to 4th-year medical students, whose comics can be viewed online.