She was caught sleeping during her switch at a hospital in Monterrey, Mexico, around 3 a.m. and attacked for not doing her job by an Internet blogger. This created a massive movement to support the girl under the hashtag #YoTambienMeDormi (“I’ve also fallen asleep” in Spanish), where doctors from different countries show how exhausting their job really is.
Soon, hundreds of other doctors began defending the resident
Doctors around the world are often severely overworked
Some doctors work 36-hour shifts or 80-hour work weeks!
“We are people, not machines”