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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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

      Some days are very good

      Lyons, Paul; 2009. Although I'm sure this story will not win any awards, I am happy to tell it as the patient that makes the story just left the office. He is one half of a...

      2009

        The pockets of my doctor costume

        Nouch, Susan; 2009. I sat in on handover on my first day of the rotation. A young woman with metastatic cancer bounced back to the ward over the weekend. She was to become my patient. ...

        2009

          Alone

          Olsen, Nancy; 2009.  Alone. We all hate that word whether we are physicians or patients. ...

          2009

            Emotion focused therapy

            Park, Ka Young; 2009. “What are you feeling now?” This was the question I used most often when counselling patients using Emotion Focused Therapy. ...

            2009

              Frames of reference

              Ponka, David; 2009. What is it about the crush of humanity that makes me feel at ease? I would like to say that it is the feeling of security that a huddle provides after a disaster ...

              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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