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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OMG, The Times They Are A-Changin’

Bayley, Val; 2012. It all started with going to my old office yesterday to clear out charts. After 26 years at one site and a recent…


    From one son to another

    Bahji, Anees; 2012. A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being called in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call as soon as possible, changed...


      Grandma is the word!

      Alabaster, Jane; 2012. In the fall of 2006 I embark on a life changing professional odyssey that turns me into a different physician. In 2000 I receive a...


        Diagnosis – Lingerie Challenged

        Williams, Paula; 2012. It’s Friday evening, a golden time for the family doctor to melt into a comfy couch and switch on that irresistible televisual delectation... Say Yes...


          The Life Thread

          Meyer, Cathy; 2012. It was my first night on duty in the childrens’ hospital ER. l was in my pediatric rotation at medical school. Sirens screaming, children...


            Dear Diary

            Thompson, Jannette; 2012. Dear Diary. It feels like forever since I wrote anything down. The therapist told me to keep a journal to help me organize my mind. Because of this mess…


              Invisible Resources

              Anderson, Kelly; 2012. A darkening sky filled with falling snow, a fierce wind across my face, the whir of snowmobiles echoing in my ears, sounds muffled by…


                And Then We Sang

                Atkinson, Susan; 2012. She was nearing seventy when she became my patient. One of my colleagues was retiring from...


                  A Coroner’s Duty

                  Aggarwal, Sandeep; 2013. My pager goes off at night, they always go at night. I let it wring a few times because we don’t really have...


                    Those Eyes

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

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