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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Reflections on “before”

Duke, Pauline S; 2007; I am the keeper of the old family photos. I have always loved to watch my older relatives smile as...

2007

The simple life

Ip, Janet; 2007. I did not expect to come across a place so similar to my home town of Winnipeg, Man, in the Land of...

2007

Tariro. Finding hope in Zimbabwe

Buchman, Sandy; 2007. Tariro is the Shona word for hope. Shona is the ancient tribal language of many of the people of...

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

Courage

Schwartz, Ros; 2007. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the taking of action despite fear. Half awake she...

2007

Down and out. How surviving postpartum depression made me a better doctor and a better person

Bromley, Lisa A; 2007. What traits make a good physician? Not many patients would say...

2007

Exodus. Why I limited my scope of practice

Manca, Donna P; 2007. The millennium brought many changes for family physicians, including, in my case, a decision to...

2007

The extra mile

Meili, Ryan; 2007. Early one prairie winter morning, my cell phone woke me by rattling on my bedside table. It was a concerned...

2007

From malaria to MI. A professional journey into the Canadian medical system.

Seid, Cherinet; 2007. The painting of the peasant woman caught my eye. There was something about her that...

2007

Gift in barbed wire?

Shapiro, Marla; 2007. Work-life balance and work-life harmony are concepts that elude so many of us, despite the fact that, as physicians, we are always...

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