Grace Farris is a Hospitalist, Chief of Division of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai West, and an accomplished cartoonist with works featured in Annals of Internal Medicine & Buzzfeed. She joins us to discuss the role cartooning plays in her career, the potential of graphic art as an accelerant to learning, and some serious comics discussion. A unique conversation with an incredibly talented physician!
- Unpacking a Calvin & Hobbes essay that freaked your host out
- Origins of the evergreen comics Dr. Farris creates
- Parenting as a stimulus for her work
- The colchicine experience and creating a comic around it
- Are cartoons more impactful than editorial articles?
- The power of her pen to shape characters, events and ambiance
- The topics and characters she is creating and how she feels towards them
- The comics that influenced Dr. Farris throughout her life
- Reflecting on her superb series about handing off patients to a colleague
- What type of feedback she has received
- Cartooning as an educational tool, especially in medicine
- The coolest journal in medicine is coming
- Art as an accelerant to learning in medicine
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