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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The Hearth of the Medical Home

Bouchard, Thomas; 2013. I hung up my shingle less than two weeks after graduating from residency and filled my practice within...


    Those Eyes

    Buchan, Susan; 2013. Those eyes. That’s all I recognized at first. Those muddy brown eyes carefully following me into the...


      Lost Cause

      Chirgwin, Juan Carlos Luis; 2013. Today I am going to save the world…again. This is a standing joke I make to my wife, and if there is a…


        Memories of SARS

        Cohen, Dan; 2013. My wife wanted to make my 40th birthday memorable. It was early June 2003 in Toronto. She knew I was a big…


          Stabbed in the Head

          Frank, Selby; 2013. In the small, rural community where I worked, the GPs took turns being “on call” for emergencies…



            Lodge, Andrew; 2013. "This country can be hard country," he said as we looked out over the open…


              You started off as my doctor

              Maheswaran, Charuka; 2013. “You started off as my doctor, now you are my friend.” he said to me. “That makes it very…


                Leaving Erin

                Neilson, Shane; 2013. The penultimate day in Erin was scheduled as a staff development day. I arrived in the clinic later than usual. Our new…



                  Power, Lorena; 2013. Mr. Mackay was a very tall man. If he stood straight, he would tower over us all, but he often hunched, trailing behind…


                    Connective Tissues

                    Touchburn, André; 2013. "Esteemed colleagues, could I please ask for your attention?” Immediately, the physicians gathered around the banquet table fell silent…

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