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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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

Lessons for us all. One doctor's experience with a fatal illness.

Hooker, W. Paul; 2003. Like many doctors, I have had the uncomfortable duty of informing a patient that he or she has...

2003

Reflections on dying

Parsons, Trent; 2006. I expect I was no different from any other recent graduate. Residency taught me the importance of prevention and the value of...

2006

Ma’s story. Finding superhero power

Loewen, Ann; 2007. I had been in practice somewhat less than a year when one of my patients was diagnosed with...

2007

Comforting memories: comforting people

Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...

2007

    L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

    Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

    2008

      The power of counter-transference

      Yaffe, Mark; 2008. Mrs. S. was a 69 year old, English-speaking, well-functioning, lean, tall woman with a quiet, reserved, and somewhat stoic manner who had entered my practice because...

      2008

        La Traversée

        Leblanc, Isabelle; 2008. Je la connaissais depuis peu. Référée par une collègue. « Elle est en santé, elle a juste besoin...

        2008

          Being Present [translation]

          Marchand, Patricia; 2008. It’s a fact: the discipline of medicine is changing before our very eyes. All too often, however, science and research, not human beings, are...

          2008

          The boy from Dillon

          Nicholls, Vaughan A; 2007. It was February 1986 - I arrived in Ile a La Crosse in North Western Saskatchewan. I was one of a group of five doctors...

          2008
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