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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The person inside

Organek, Andrew J; 2007. As medical students, we are suddenly dropped into hospitals with heavy expectations and constant...

2007

The music lesson

Patey, Paul; 2007. I complete the death certificate and sign it. Then to the medical student, Lori, I say, "Let's...

2007

    A little piece of skin

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Chop! Chop! The sharp little axe rapidly cut the frozen squid into bait size chunks. Alex looked forward to an evening of recreational...

    2007

      Four more words

      Patey, Paul; 2007. "I'm worried about me legs." Ben is a 70-year-old fisherman, still sturdy, but concerned. I look: the skin between his ankles and his knees is certainly...

      2007

        Home

        Patey, Paul; 2007. The elderly in Newfoundland outports are often known and referred to as "aunt" or "uncle" by the entire community, not...

        2007

          Listening

          Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

          2007

            28 Hour Socks

            Copeland, Joseph E; 2008. I know, I know: you’re not supposed to wear your socks for 28 hours. In the polite world, in the southern world, in Vancouver or Ottawa or Montreal, you...

            2008

              Good enough

              Brown, Merrilee; 2008. It started innocently enough with headaches. My four year old neighbour, David, was having...

              2008

              The blunt approach

              Dutchyn, Shannon; 2008. It was the first time I had met her. I was in my final month of Family Practice residency, sharing the workload with my preceptor - a delightful, indefatigable Irishman who...

              2008

                A memorable Remembrance Day

                Edworthy, John; 2008. I was Scouter John, troop leader of the 1st Coquitlam Scout Troop. We were sitting in the...

                2008
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