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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Thanks for the orange juice [translation]

L’Ecuyer, Geneviève; 2011. My biggest challenge, when I started my family medicine residency, was managing my...


Watchful Ears are Listening

Lyle, Patricia; 2012. As a second year medical student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine I enjoy the community rotations incorporated into our training. This past fall I was in a...


    La bataille de la médecine familiale

    Galarneau-Girard, Justine; 2012. Il y a quelque temps, j’ai vécu une situation qui m’a grandement déçue et attristée. Une situation qui me remet en question, qui me laisse perplexe...


      Un ange dansant

      McGee, Nancy; 2012. Il y a des rencontres qui nous marquent à jamais. Notre métier est somme toute un peu étrange. J'ai appris à assumer et à accepter les...


        The Phoenix of Altruism

        Bartucci, Michael; 2012. If you ask most medical students why they decided to pursue a career in medicine, the cliché and somewhat invariable response usually includes some...


          The Balancing Act

          Khan, Tayyab; 2012. December 21, 2007 -- it was the date of my final Gross Anatomy exam, the same date when my wife, Yumna, was due to deliver our…


            Becoming a doctor

            Lobo, Rebecca; 2012. I was running my first code. It was me, the junior CCU resident, and a man whose heart had stopped beating. Though people…


              Northern Exposure

              O’Sullivan, Rory; 2012. It used to bother me, the local doctor said, and as she shuffled her feet the snow crunched underfoot.


                During Residency: One step away from the medical problem, two towards the patient

                Shamon, Sandy; 2012. Perhaps he is depressed, perhaps he is ill, or maybe he has decided that the side effects of the medications are...


                  A Beautiful Gift

                  Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...

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