Visual Abstract

Open Source Primer

As the Creative Director at Annals of Surgery, I have been working on better means to disseminate research. One approach is to visually summarize key points from the article in a "visual abstract." Some examples can be seen below as well as on Twitter by following the hashtag #VisualAbstract . 

You can download a free PDF primer here on how to create a visual abstract. 

 

EXAMPLES OF VISUAL ABSTRACTS (Click on image to advance slides)