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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A Challenging Encounter

Koh, Denise; 2008. “Hi there! I’m Dr. K. How can I help you?,” I asked the two women as I entered the room at the busy north end walk-in-clinic and...

2008

    Forgiveness

    Mousa, Ahmadi Elaheh; 2008.  One day while I was working in the family medicine clinic, my colleague asked me if I knew the next patient. I looked at the list; it was a new patient, a case of...

    2008

      Nightmare shadows and waves. A rural Canadian medical experience

      Murata, Ariana; 2008. Pale rays of sunshine begin to seep into the black sky as I am called into the ten bed hospital. The surf crashes onto...

      2008

        Waiting

        Osmun, W.E.; 2008. Day 1. He sits concentrating on paperwork, initialling them off. Pure tedium and interruptions had caused him to miss important information in the past and he forces himself to...

        2008

          Need for Placement

          Ramachandran, Sumitha; 2008. Hospital work can be an exhilarating change from the monotony of an outpatient practice. I anticipate my two weeks...

          2008

            Pinocchio's Wish

            Ruthnum, Mandy; 2008. It had been a typical workday for me ... ear infections, asthma, some depression counseling, a laceration to suture. And then I...

            2008

              On Call

              Searwar, John E. 2008; The anesthetist was frantically and literally pouring blood into the veins of a young woman, lying on the operating table, when the surgeon in desperation shouted to his young assistant, an intern, "Press...

              2008

                Dignity and death in the Emergency Department

                Sikora, Christopher A; 2008. The Emergency Department seemed busier than usual that evening. I was working as the hospitalist for the Orthopaedic surgery department and was a member of...

                2008

                  Ignorance is Bliss

                  Szymanska, Aleksandra; 2008. I had just gotten off the phone talking to a friend who was staying at a cheap motel in Atlanta. Thinking back to my own past cheap motel experiences, I asked him whether he had found yet any...

                  2008

                    About Not Being Fine

                    Wood, Lorraine; 2008. It wasn't even 6:30 am when the answering service called. "Dr. W, I have a Dr. J on the phone for you". It was a call I partly expected, but not...

                    2008
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