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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No More Thursdays

Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

2008

    Lilly

    Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

    2008

      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

        Sore Throats and Head Aches

        MacLeod, Bryan; 2008. "Why would you do an elective in family medicine? All you'll see is sore throats and head-aches ... ", he asked. We were beginning our...

        2008

          The Desire to Live

          Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

          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

                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

                  My favourite Texan

                  Reynolds, Larry; 2008. Jolene was a Texan, exiled and transplanted into a cold Canada far from family, home and heat. I was her family doctor. She was my...

                  2008

                    The Doctor and the Con

                    Rockman, Patricia; 2008. I am a family practice intern when C sits across from me, desk between us, at our first meeting. He is direct and his gaze does not move from...

                    2008
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