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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Welcome to our home, doctor

Allen, Richard E; 2003. I left the office Tuesday afternoon and drove out to the country. As usual, I...

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

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

Stories in family practice. Part 1: Living the principles of family medicine.

Gutkin, Cal; 2006. Few who attended will ever forget the keynote session at Family Medicine Forum 2005 where Rob Wedel and several of his family physician colleagues shared stories of their experiences in...

2006

The cry

Patey, Paul; 2007. When the motorcycle struck the immovable object the young man rose majestically from the back seat and flew gently through the black night air. His impact with the...

2007

    The Afghan tailor

    Howard, Courtney; 2007. My last patient to see before I could leave was the Afghan tailor. I’d saved him until the end of my morning because he was...

    2007

      Asclepius’ second chance

      Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

      2007

      Courage

      Schwartz, Ros; 2007. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the taking of action despite fear. Half awake she...

      2007

      Home visiting

      Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...

      2007
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