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26hr photo project: "...there’s a lot of uncertainty."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
By: Rebecca Hay
May 19, 2020
Photo: Rebecca Hay (Instagram)

Dr. Jordan Yeo says: "I think the hardest thing about being on call is that there’s a lot of uncertainty. Often times you have to make a lot of decisions by yourself, and even though you have your senior and staff to fall back on you want to at least attempt to figure things out on your own and it can be scary. We have a very supportive team and I feel very fortunate to have that." Swipe to see Dr. Yeo before and after his 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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