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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Northern British Columbia chronicle. Tales of a flown-in doctor.

Deagle, G; 1999. The trip up this time was in the lumbering old Beaver. I had the honour of sitting...

1999

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

Working the inner-city trenches

Melnitzer, Melissa Dawn; 2003. It is 11 months into the job. I wake up and feel that I cannot go to work—but...

2003

You're in charge, Doc

Allen, Richard E; 2003. I heard the ambulance sirens from my home. For a moment I considered going to the...

2003

A prayer for deliverance. Life in rural family practice.

Bingham, J. Lee; 2004. Mrs N, who was heavy with child, arrived with four other children and a reluctant...

2004

Medicine in India. Sarita's story.

Goghari, Mala M.; 2007. After my first year of medical school, I did an elective in India. It was...

2004

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

Tariro. Finding hope in Zimbabwe

Buchman, Sandy; 2007. Tariro is the Shona word for hope. Shona is the ancient tribal language of many of the people of...

2007

In the aftermath of the tsunami

Bhayana, Bhooma; 2007. The devastation wrought in Asia by the tsunami of December 26, 2004, has become irreversibly imprinted on our collective consciousness. There was a massive...

2007

It’s Tuesday so I must be in…Why I choose to act as a locum

Tepper, Joshua; 2007. Looking out the window of the 12-seat aircraft I soak in the vista of hundreds of small lakes, jagged edges of the Canadian...

2007
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