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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In the aftermath of the tsunami

Bhayana, Bhooma; 2007. The devastation wrought in Asia by the tsunami of December 26, 2004, has become irreversibly imprinted on our collective consciousness. There was a massive...

2007

Listening

Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

2007

    Confidence and humility. Our challenge to develop both during residency

    Kerr, Jonathan; 2007. Confidence: self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities. Humility: a humble...

    2007

    Petites déceptions d’un résident

    Picotte, Frederic; 2008. J’ai deux années de théorie dans le corps. Je n’ai pas encore de sarrau, mais j’ai une entrevue à...

    2008

      A transformational journey

      Lee, Joseph; 2008. Classes had just started. Two days into the Master of Clinical Science in Family Medicine program I was already in a...

      2008

      Miracles do happen…

      McCann, David G. C; 2008. As a Family Physician in rural practice for most of the last 20 years, I have strived to provide...

      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

          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

            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
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