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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Grand-Doctoring Christina

Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

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

      For My Children

      Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

      2008

        The Community in Family and Community Medicine

        Feldman, Kymm; 2008. Dr. Smart holds the print out of the abnormal result in her hand. This will take some time to sort through. She glances...

        2008

          DJimmy & Eva

          Seldon, Roger; 2008. Working one night in a remote time and place, I was called late at night to attend the Emergency Room in my capacity as 'doctor-on-call'. A psychotic, hallucinating male and a women with a...

          2008

            Lysander. The nature of heroism.

            The medical history we seek and the past we get to know reveal the richness of our patients. There was a crescendo hum as a black...

            2014

            Lessons in Love, Loss, and Soup-Making

            Kain, Danielle; 2009. I peeked over the computer to see my attending’s forehead wrinkled with concentration and concern over my new...

            2009

              Thinking, thinking

              Scholtens, Martina; 2009. I expected death to feel more commonplace, more benign, the longer I practiced medicine, but every patient death is still a...

              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
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