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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Northern British Columbia chronicle. Tales of a flown-in doctor.

Deagle, G; 1999. The trip up this time was in the lumbering old Beaver. I had the honour of sitting...


Family medicine. What's it all about?

Kirby, Linda; 2003.  Family medicine seems to be losing ground as a career choice for medical students, and I wonder why. It seems to me that this...


You're in charge, Doc

Allen, Richard E; 2003. I heard the ambulance sirens from my home. For a moment I considered going to the...


Returning to residency

Aalamian, Armand; 2003. We are never going to make a surgeon out of you, the way you...


Welcome to our home, doctor

Allen, Richard E; 2003. I left the office Tuesday afternoon and drove out to the country. As usual, I...


Working the inner-city trenches

Melnitzer, Melissa Dawn; 2003. It is 11 months into the job. I wake up and feel that I cannot go to work—but...


Lessons for us all. One doctor's experience with a fatal illness.

Hooker, W. Paul; 2003. Like many doctors, I have had the uncomfortable duty of informing a patient that he or she has...


Loss of innocence

Yiu, Stella; 2003. The medical student looked shaken as she emerged from a patient’s room. “Are you...


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...


Medicine in India. Sarita's story.

Goghari, Mala M.; 2007. After my first year of medical school, I did an elective in India. It was...

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