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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A hard goodbye to the last first cry

Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

2008

    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

    A little piece of skin

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Chop! Chop! The sharp little axe rapidly cut the frozen squid into bait size chunks. Alex looked forward to an evening of recreational...

    2007

      A Meditation on Grief

      Doraty, Megan; 2012. My patient’s room was an oasis – photographs and framed pictures on the walls, dragonflies...

      2012

        A memorable day in rural family practice in the 70's

        Cantin, P. F. Roland; 2008. It was a grey, bleak mid-October day in St Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba some 37 years ago. My two partners were both attending a continuing-medical- education seminar in Winnipeg. My mood that morning...

        2008

          A memorable Remembrance Day

          Edworthy, John; 2008. I was Scouter John, troop leader of the 1st Coquitlam Scout Troop. We were sitting in the...

          2008

            A new dawn: a rural South African experience

            Watchorn, Adam; 2008. In this country funeral service owners drive brand new Mercedes Benz cars. Elephants, giraffes and lions...

            2008

              A Patient Experience From A Physician’s Perspective - Why Narrative Is Essential In Medicine

              Dash, Megan; 2012. During my first night in the hospital I looked around the ER. I was sitting in a hospital gown with an IV running what felt like...

              2012

                A prayer for deliverance. Life in rural family practice.

                Bingham, J. Lee; 2004. Mrs N, who was heavy with child, arrived with four other children and a reluctant...

                2004

                A Quiet Brain

                Phillips, Laura; 2012.  I used to see him in the office only once or twice a year. Then two years ago his psychiatrist...

                2012
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