PPE Portraits have been adopted at the following institutions during the spring of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Stanford has rolled out PPE Portraits across primary care and extended to additional community sites with University Health Care and Valleycare.
- PPE Portraits and interventions like this have been piloted and instituted in large-scale organizations including USC Keck + LA County, UMASS and Yale – starting in palliative care, and the Intermountain Healthcare in Utah.
- In addition to spreading across the US, PPE Portraits are being used in other countries – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada and Italy.
PPE Portraits were originally created for the Ebola Epidemic in Liberia in 2014. There are several articles and research papers discussing their use in the Ebola crisis.
- LA Review of Books: An Artist’s Intervention in the Eboila Crisis
- PRI: For Ebola patients, a way to see the faces of those helping