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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Family medicine. What's it all about?

Kirby, Linda; 2003.  Family medicine seems to be losing ground as a career choice for medical students, and I wonder why. It seems to me that this...

2003

The simple life

Ip, Janet; 2007. I did not expect to come across a place so similar to my home town of Winnipeg, Man, in the Land of...

2007

More than a job. Facing difficult realities in northern Canada.

Minorgan, Stephanie; 2007. I still clearly remember one of my first visits as a family physician to a small Native* community in northern...

2007

28 Hour Socks

Copeland, Joseph E; 2008. I know, I know: you’re not supposed to wear your socks for 28 hours. In the polite world, in the southern world, in Vancouver or Ottawa or Montreal, you...

2008

    Continuity

    Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...

    2008

      The Community in Family and Community Medicine

      Feldman, Kymm; 2008. Dr. Smart holds the print out of the abnormal result in her hand. This will take some time to sort through. She glances...

      2008

        Some Wonderful Day

        Hughes, Carol; 2009. My four children bounced into the kitchen from different directions as I dropped groceries and mail onto the counter. “Hey guys, any more...

        2009

          Dawson's Fingers

          Purdon, Mike; 2010. A few years ago, on a drizzly day in Seattle, my wife and I began on a path that would take me back home to Canada and through the little town of Burns Lake in Northern BC, where I...

          2010

            Forgotten

            Gupta, Archna; 2010.  Getting ready to board a small ten person plane, heading towards a remote community unlike anything...

            2010

              Martine and Evie

              Minde, Thomas; 2010. I wept with deep sobs. How could this be? It was not her time! The e-mail...

              2010
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