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 Clerk and the Appointment List

Hinz, Laura; 2009.  The appointment list in a Family Medicine clinic is always a bit of a gamble- sometimes you get a presenting complaint that you feel confident with, and you can’t help but smile knowing that finally you will be able to...

2009

    Return to Work

    Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2009.  I had just experienced one of the most significant periods in my life, the birth of my second child. Part of me was sad to return back to work as I had so enjoyed the time with my children. My patients had...

    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

        On Call on Mother's Day

        McKee, Nora; 2009. You must admit being “on call” is one of the challenging aspects of being a family physician. It is one of those duties where the...

        2009

          The worried well

          Lenny, Adam; 2009. One of my least favourite types of patient is the worried well. Treating them seems to me like a bottomless pit of meaningless medicine, with little progress or...

          2009

            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

              Dominic

              Prangley, Kate; 2009.  We get a phone call - my husband and I.  It's our friend - our best man at our wedding - he wants us to hear from him that he has lung cancer....

              2009

                The diary of an immigrant family physician

                Saieed, Kamila; 2009.  I am one of the IMGs who came to Canada following their dreams of a peaceful life. I am originally from Egypt...

                2009

                  Rural experiences in Southwestern Ontario

                  Singh, Stephen; 2009. As I walked into Room 4 in the Emergency Department at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital to assess my next patient, I feared the worst.

                  2009
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