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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My favourite Texan

Reynolds, Larry; 2008. Jolene was a Texan, exiled and transplanted into a cold Canada far from family, home and heat. I was her family doctor. She was my...

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

      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

        Important First Steps in Medicine

        Aird, Pamela; 2008. What a privilege I have had over the last 5 years of training, to be included in the...

        2008

          Grand-Doctoring Christina

          Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

          2008

            New Life in the North

            Cole, Madeleine; 2008. Pausing outside the sliding glass doors of the emergency department, hands on her hips and leaning slightly forward, she tucked her... 

            2008

              A letter for you [translation]

              Motheron, Christine; 2009. It was a hot July night. My last shift of the week. I had been busy all day, as I always am in...

              2009

              Tales from the North

              Nowodworski, Dorota; 2009. I shaded the window from the light’s glare to get a better look. The northern lights streaked across the sky and danced upward in a...

              2009

                Return to Work

                Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2009.  I had just experienced one of the most significant periods in my life, the birth of my second child. Part of me was sad to return back to work as I had so enjoyed the time with my children. My patients had...

                2009

                  Elton John et le roi lion avaient bien raison

                  Landry, Simon-Pierre; 2009.  Le dimanche est ennuyeux parce qu’il est dimanche pour tout le monde. Georges Perros, Extrait de En vue d’un éloge de la paresse.

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