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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I take thee

Neilson, Shane; 2012. A young man and woman walk into the hallway. A colleague walks behind them, smiling. “These two just...



    Bernard, Carrie; 2012. People. Connections. This is what my life has been all about. I have always enjoyed connecting with others. Sharing...



      Dixit, Radhika; 2012. When I met Maryam, she lay emaciated and exhausted on a steel hospital bed. She was…


        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...


            And Then We Sang

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


              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…


                  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...



                    Buchman, Sandy; 2013. I’m afraid, Marie. I’m afraid of what I know you might want of me now. But I am silent. And I listen to your eyes...

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