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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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...

2007

Comforting memories: comforting people

Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...

2007

    Daddy's hand

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Mommy sits and snugly hugs her daughter, age two-and-a-half. Daddy kneels on the floor with his strong right hand gently but firmly holding his...

    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

        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
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