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The Face of Illness
Cover art, Academic Medicine, June 2011 Li L, Carulli A, Nayak-Young S, Barnosky A, Kumagai AK. Artist' Statement: The Face of Illness. Academic Medicine. 2011;86(6):723

We took a portrait from the Web site “Face of Berlin”, divided the picture into eleven pieces and resized the pieces.  When viewed from a certain perspective, the pieces come together to re-form an identifiable face.  A common theme from our families is their hope that health care professionals will appreciate them as a whole person, not just a collection of isolated physical symptoms.