My Year as an ER Physician During Covid
2021, oil on canvas, 18 x 24″.
This image depicts a collective feeling of health care professionals during the pandemic. Notice the stack of books that represent the 12+ grueling years she has spent studying the science of disease. She is exhausted and rests her head against this stack while her expertise is challenged by rampant misinformation and quackery. Although she has never waivered in her desire to save lives, note the stethoscope slowly dropping as she contemplates giving up the practice of medicine.