U.S. National Institutes of Health

Exhibition Collection


Graphic medicine shows the creator’s experiences of illness and health through a medium that is approachable and relatable. Artists and authors have drawn and written about cancer, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s Disease, sexual assault, and more.

Explore this Exhibition Collection of graphic medicine works that are part of the resources of the National Library of Medicine.

Drawing of two people walking across a street pushing a stroller
Drawing of a man runs down a busy city street with a view to the world underground; a skull in one circle, a flaming man in another
Drawing of a person lying on a bed
Drawing of a White man
Drawing of a white person sitting with a cat in their lap, looking through an open door at a robed person rowing by in a boat