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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Movements

Wang, Nicholas; 2015. Every movement is a little challenge.

2015

    Something Healing This Way Comes: The Power of Being Heard and Held

    Montgomery, Carla; 2015. CANCER. It strikes such fear and has a wily way of unearthing the past.

    2015

    HLA-B27

    Sanctis, Olga de; 2015. Pictures flash randomly on the computer screen installed on our kitchen counter. Initially, it was mesmerizing, this novelty that dragged me back in time.

    2015

      Christmas Gifts

      Pereles, Lauretta; 2015. With the advent of December, a doctor usually can expect a flurry of Christmas cards and small gifts. I always feel awkward about these gifts.

      2015

        Leaving Erin: A Photo Essay

        Neilson, Shane; 2014. In 2010, both my son and daughter fell ill. I had to leave my medical practice in Erin, Ontario as a result – and several patients were...

        2014

          How to Learn Completely

          Coll, Neasa; 2014. I’m wearing my regular off-duty uniform of scuffed leather ankle boots, jeans that haven’t seen the inside of a washing machine in weeks, a fluorescent orange hoodie that...

          2014

            She Didn't Fall

            Caldwell, Paul; 2014. She has a fractured hip – I’m sure of it. She’s lying on the floor in her bedroom, face up, arms out at her sides, fingers clawing at...

            2014

              Ayesha

              Bhayana, Bhooma; 2014. Ayesha is not her real name. It is a generic name for women from her part of the world. Hers might even be a generic story. Certainly, when I open the pages of the...

              2014

                Integrated Approach to Family Medicine Residency

                Crisp, Veronica; 2014. As a first year resident in Family Medicine, I am lucky enough to be doing my training in an integrated program, this means that I alternate between...

                2014

                  My First Love

                  Sit, Sze Wan; 2014. “Why do you want to become a doctor?” This is a question often asked at the entrance interviews in medical schools. Interestingly...

                  2014
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