From panel to patient:
Making comics to teach about palliative care

The creation and evaluation of My Palliative Care Journey: A Graphic Guidebook is part of a Biomedical Communications Master's Research Project, started in April 2018.

From panel to patient: Making comics to teach about palliative care

Meet the Team

Author, Illustrator & Designer

Mona Y. Li, MScBMC

Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Content Expert

Dr. Camilla Zimmermann, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Head, Division of Palliative Care, University Health Network


Dr. Shelley Wall, AOCAD, MScBMC, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • The Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences - Vesalian Scholar Award

Keywords: palliative care, patient education, graphic medicine, comic

Why palliative care, and why comics?

A person-centred medium for person-centred care.

Coming soon!

Come back to learn more as this project progresses!

The Game Plan | Narrative Design | Visual Design | Process Work

My Palliative Care Journey: A Graphic Guidebook

Preview sketches

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Last updated August 2, 2019.