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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Listening

Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

2007

    Precious

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Ahead of me in the widest corridor in the hospital I notice a baby carriage and three ladies, their attention...

    2007

      Something for baby

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Jim and Betty are busily phoning the good news. Nearby I am making an entry into Betty's chart: a record of the delivery, immediate...

      2007

        The Afghan tailor

        Howard, Courtney; 2007. My last patient to see before I could leave was the Afghan tailor. I’d saved him until the end of my morning because he was...

        2007

          Asclepius’ second chance

          Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

          2007

          The burden of not knowing

          Smith, Beverley; 2007. Family doctors know a lot. That is what my patients tell me. Some of the specialists I know tell me...

          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
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