Il fumetto nella formazione medica. Il caso della Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia di Bologna

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Veronica Moretti, Alice Scavarda, Stefano Ratti
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/2
Language Italian Pages 11 P. 129-139 File size 470 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2023-002012
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The article presents the results of an experimental project on the use of comics as teaching methods within the medical schools in Italy. Although Graphic Medicine, namely the use of comics in the healthcare field, is an international established scholarly field, national initiatives are still fragmented, particularly in the educational sector. The results of two graphic based workshops with the students of the School of Medicine and Surgery, within the University of Bologna, show the potential of comics in facilitating the interiorization of students’ profes-sional identity and the development of emotional and relational skills. The combination of words and images, as well as the flexibility and the accessibility of comics, allow the devel-opment of clinical empathy and foster medical students’ socialisation to the norms and values of the future professional role.

Keywords: Graphic Medicine; comics; Medical Humanities; Medical Education; professional-ism; communication.

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Veronica Moretti, Alice Scavarda, Stefano Ratti, Il fumetto nella formazione medica. Il caso della Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia di Bologna in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2/2023, pp 129-139, DOI: 10.3280/SES2023-002012