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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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...

2007

Home visiting

Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...

2007

    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

    It’s Tuesday so I must be in…Why I choose to act as a locum

    Tepper, Joshua; 2007. Looking out the window of the 12-seat aircraft I soak in the vista of hundreds of small lakes, jagged edges of the Canadian...

    2007

      Just family

      Giles, Sarah; 2007. You’re just doing family medicine? Is that residency really going to give you enough training to do anything useful?

      2007

      Learning the simple things in Bolivia. Reflections on an international health elective

      Bailey, Jason; 2007. I recently had the good fortune to take part in an elective in international health in Bolivia, organized through the newly...

      2007

      Listen to thy heart, and write

      Grant, I. Neil; 2007. Some time ago, I had aortic valve replacement surgery and, like anyone who goes in to hospital as a patient, I had to deal with...

      2007

      Four more words

      Patey, Paul; 2007. "I'm worried about me legs." Ben is a 70-year-old fisherman, still sturdy, but concerned. I look: the skin between his ankles and his knees is certainly...

      2007

        Gentle arrival

        Patey, Paul; 2007. The nine-month pregnancy has gone well. The happy couple frequently came to prenatal clinic together. Labour...

        2007

          Holding hands

          Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

          2007
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