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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Cusack, Erin; 2014. the pictures ... almost break me ... happy days ... birthday parties ... kids smiling in colorful t-shirts ... the little girls I didn’t know she had ... life being lived ... she’s only twenty-six ...  

2014

    11/11

    Cuberovic, Nick; 2014. Late internship. I was ready to throw in the towel after years of adversity. The hallway clock above the ICU door showed eleven minutes before the...

    2014

      25 ans en quelques mots

      Brisson, Michel; 2013. Le désir de transmettre la vie, de se prolonger dans une descendance devient une évidence, une certitude...

      2013

        A Better Me

        Saveland, Christine; 2013. Prior to starting maternity leave from my Family Medicine residency, I had parenting all figured out. When on my…

        2013

          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...

          2013

            Absolution

            Neimanis, Ieva; 2010. The difficult hours came, hope faded. He would not recover. His life was ending. I took his hand and spoke of walking together again, as we had three years ago, in the countryside of his...

            2010

              An Iatrogenic Epidemic of Death

               Mark, Patricia; 2014. He died. Why? It took a while to work that out because he never came to see me. He never walked through my door and asked for help...

              2014

                An Unexpected Lesson

                Goytisolo, Alex; 2014. It's Thursday and I am finishing the third week of my four-week palliative care rotation. I am starting to get...

                2014

                  An Unfinished Story

                  Blau, Elaine; 2013. He was an aging-­‐fast, truck driver with a very old, beaten up, fightin’ kind of...

                  2013

                    And Then We Sang

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

                    2012
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