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26hr photo project: "The hardest part of being on call is..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
By: Rebecca Hay
May 26, 2020
Photo: Rebecca Hay (Instagram)

Dr. Nancy Enns says: "The hardest part of being on call is being really sharp when you’re tired and being your best for every patient, because every patient deserves it." Swipe to see Dr. Enns before and after her 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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