Diversifying Medical Illustrations for Skin of Color

SOURCES:

American Medical Organization: “Learn About It.”

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology: “Skin color in dermatology textbooks: An updated evaluation and analysis.”

Health City: “The Creator of a Viral Black Fetus Medical Illustration Blends Art and Activism.”

National Library of Medicine: “Learning Styles of Medical Students – Implications in Education.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Eczema.”

National Eczema Association: “Eczema in skin of color: What You Need to Know.”

Susan Taylor, MD, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, University of Pennsylvania, Dermatology Department, Philadelphia.

Association of Medical Illustrators: “History of Medical Illustration,” “Introduction to #AMIdiversity.”

Nicholas Woolridge, president, Association of Medical Illustrators; associate professor of Medical Illustrations, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Ni-ka Ford, medical illustrator, Diversity Chair of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI), New York.

American Academy of Dermatology Association: “Can You Get Psoriasis if You Have Skin of Color?”

Lupus Foundation of America: “Lupus and the Skin,” “Black People with Discoid Lupus Skin Disease Exhibit Increased Skin Damage on Scalp and Ear,” “Lupus Facts and Statistics,” “Black Women Develop Lupus at a Younger Age with More Life-Threatening Complications.”

Mayo Clinic: “Lyme Disease.”

CDC: “Signs and Symptoms of Untreated Lyme Disease.”

UCLA: “Black Patients’ Lyme disease often diagnosed late, possibly due to missed signs.”

Mayo Clinic: “Scleroderma.”

NHS: “Raynaud’s.” American Academy of Dermatology Association: “Skin Cancer in People of Color.”

Reference-www.webmd.com

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