What exactly does a medical cartoonist do? Below, Cathy Leamy, MG15 (Health Comm), explains her chosen profession with a comic that originally ran in the Winter 2019 issue of Tufts Medicine magazine. 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).

Cathy Leamy medical cartoon panels one and two
Cathy Leamy medical cartoon panels three through twelve