26hr photo project: "...the sleep mask is key."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
By: Rebecca Hay
April 22, 2020
Photo: Rebecca Hay (Instagram)

Dr. Madi Riddell says: "I always get McDonald's every single day post call. I usually don't drink coffee in the morning. I get really cozy and sleep a loong time; the sleep mask is key." Swipe right below to see Dr. Riddell before and after her call.

About 26hr photo project: Photographer Rebecca Hay is a resident physician training in Pediatrics in Calgary. "Physicians commonly work shifts up to 26 hours long—often without breaks or sleep, caring for families and vulnerable people. A lot can happen in that time, both beautiful and exhausting. I started the photo project "26hr" to highlight the human aspect of medicine and the incredible people working these shifts, and to explore their stories and perceptions."

Rebecca is on Instagram as @liferecaptured.

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