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 White Coat Revisited

Cadesky, Eric; 2008. Like an infatuated old lover, she has returned to me. There was no mention of how I left her; no talk of how we didn't...

2008

    A Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

    Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

    2008

      New Life in the North

      Cole, Madeleine; 2008. Pausing outside the sliding glass doors of the emergency department, hands on her hips and leaning slightly forward, she tucked her... 

      2008

        Labour of Love

        Forte, Milena; 2008. I had only been back at work for a couple of weeks. To say I had the last nine months “off” (as people sometimes did), was to...

        2008

          Six Weeks

          Keyzer, Yvonne; 2008. It took six weeks. Six weeks of checking her belt for the pager. Six weeks of reaching behind her as she sat down to catch the pager before it fell into the...

          2008

            Timely Lessons on Humanity and Professionalism

            Stewart, Brad; 2008. It surprises me sometimes how adaptable the human mind is, but how slowly sometimes we get to a new point of equilibrium and even contentment with change. Here I find myself with...

            2008

              Doctoring in Italia

              Tura, Alfredo; 2008. I would like to recount my experiences as a young medical doctor after graduating from the University of Pisa, one of the earliest and most...

              2008

                A letter for you [translation]

                Motheron, Christine; 2009. It was a hot July night. My last shift of the week. I had been busy all day, as I always am in...

                2009

                Amelia

                Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

                2009

                  Plus ça change...

                  Hobbs, Neil; 2009. It had been tedious waiting a whole winter’s day for a flight to Black Tickle. The question had come to Henry Tait several times, and in...

                  2009
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