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26hr photo project: "...it feels like a dream."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
By: Rebecca Hay
October 27, 2020
Photo: Rebecca Hay (Instagram)

Dr. Rouzbeh Ghadiry-Tavi says: "To be here, to be doing this - when 12 years ago I wasn't in Canada, I didn't take biology in high school, I didn't speak English - now I'm set on this path. Every morning I think about that, and it feels like a dream." Swipe to see Dr. Ghadiry-Tavi before and after call.

About 26hr photo project: Photographer Rebecca Hay is a resident physician training in Paediatrics 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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