Patient Education Animation

Animation has a unique way of capturing the imagination and holding the attention of an audience.We work with animators to provide doctors with a means of creating narrative-driven educational tools for patients and families. Each health care provider has a unique way of explaining concepts of prevention and management, and we believe that this is a significant opportunity to achieve …

Comics for Diabetes and Stroke Prevention

Diabetes is a major risk factor for stroke. Check out our diabetes awareness campaign, which has been translated into Portuguese and appeared in O Jornal, a free newspaper in Fall River, MA.

Ethical Reasoning in Health Priority-Setting

Animated Presentations of Recurring Dilemmas Needs almost always exceed resources in health systems, and those who allocation these resources must set priorities.  In many cases, these decisions require ethical judgments, and decision-makers have a responsibility to think these through as carefully as possible. This series of animations present a small number of dilemmas that are components of health priority-setting decisions …

The Bhutan Epilepsy Project

This is the second video in a series on global conceptions of neurologic disease, focusing on the stigma of Epilepsy in Bhutan. This video was created as part of the Bhutan Epilepsy Project, an initiative to bring mobile EEG headsets to Bhutan in order to provide neurologic support to a country with no neurologists. When someone has a seizure in Bhutan, it ...

Stigma and Disease Perception

This is the first in a series of videos exploring the stigma of epilepsy and the international conceptions of neurologic disease – attitudes, perceptions, and understanding of these disorders worldwide. We have also explored Neurologic conditions in Tanzania, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bhutan, as well as various regions of the U.S. and Canada. Stay tuned for more videos!

Doctors with Dyslexia

Who we are: We are a support network for physicians and physicians-in-training who have unique learning needs. We aim to help them fulfill their career plans with dignity and ease, and to feel emotionally supported throughout training and their careers.   What We Do: We offer free services such as providing educational pamphlets they may distribute to their colleagues and …