Stories In Family Medicine

Stories in family medicine    Welcome! These are our stories about the meaning of being a family physician, and the contributions of family medicine and family physicians to the history of medicine, health care and life in Canada. Supported by AMS and the CFPC Research and Education Foundation.

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Returning to residency

Aalamian, Armand; 2003. We are never going to make a surgeon out of you, the way you...

2003

Something for baby

Patey, Paul; 2007. Jim and Betty are busily phoning the good news. Nearby I am making an entry into Betty's chart: a record of the delivery, immediate...

2007

    The extra mile

    Meili, Ryan; 2007. Early one prairie winter morning, my cell phone woke me by rattling on my bedside table. It was a concerned...

    2007

    Gentle arrival

    Patey, Paul; 2007. The nine-month pregnancy has gone well. The happy couple frequently came to prenatal clinic together. Labour...

    2007

      Holding hands

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

      2007

        What I didn't deliver

        Chen, Julie Y; 2008. It was late, probably after midnight by then. From the frenzy of the labour and delivery suites I was called to the ward on a...

        2008

          A hard goodbye to the last first cry

          Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

          2008

            Labour of Love

            Forte, Milena; 2008. I had only been back at work for a couple of weeks. To say I had the last nine months “off” (as people sometimes did), was to...

            2008

              On Call

              Searwar, John E. 2008; The anesthetist was frantically and literally pouring blood into the veins of a young woman, lying on the operating table, when the surgeon in desperation shouted to his young assistant, an intern, "Press...

              2008

                Birth and death

                Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

                2008
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