MK Czerwiec is a nurse who uses comics to reflect on the complexities of illness and caregiving. Her Comic Nurse website showcases some of her work. She is the Artist-in-Residence at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine from where she received an MA in Medical Humanities and Bioethics. Her clinical nursing experience is in HIV/AIDS care and hospice care. She co-runs GraphicMedicine.org, a website devoted to the intersection of comics and health.
Her first graphic memoir, Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371,
was published in March 2017. She is also a co-author of the Eisner Award nominated Graphic Medicine Manifesto.