Eleanor Milman // Molly Huttner 

Do medical illustrators have moral obligations? What is the role of visualization in patient autonomy, medical professionalism, and scientific literacy? Here we will explore big questions with open endings and no answers. Get ready to delve into the world of values, purpose, and asking, “What’s the point?”


[Keywords for this session: duty, ethics, good, morals, talk, medical illustration, fun] 

Eleanor Milman

Eleanor obtained her Master of Science in Biomedical Visualization at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a medical illustrator and animator at an online health publisher called Veritas Health. When she is not creating medical illustrations and animations, Eleanor works with Eric Swirsky, JD, MA as an adjunct facilitator for applied bioethics at UIC. Through this work, she has organized ethics labs, conversations, debates, and essay-writing workshops.


Molly Huttner

Molly Huttner is a medical illustrator and animator at Veritas Health, an online patient education publisher. In her spare time, she moonlights as an adjunct facilitator for bioethics at UIC. This past august she gave a talk at the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities annual conference in Disneyland, presenting on medical visualizations role in patient autonomy and health literacy.