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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The Cycle of Life

Abells, Yoel; 2012. It was, one might say, a sublime reflection of the totality of what we do. I was about a dozen years into…


    The Pregnant Woman I Remember Most

    Yuan-Innes, Melissa; 2012. When I moved to Quebec for my family medicine residency, I knew I would learn obstetrics. And I did. But even more than the technicalities of...


      Grandma is the word!

      Alabaster, Jane; 2012. In the fall of 2006 I embark on a life changing professional odyssey that turns me into a different physician. In 2000 I receive a...


        A Cherished Moment

        Bursey, Tiffany; 2012. We initially met early in the first trimester of her pregnancy, while I was still a medical student doing a...


          A Beautiful Gift

          Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...



            Caldwell, Paul; 2012. 2:30 am phone call; pregnant, only 28 weeks, cervix fully dilated. “Come quickly!” I jolt out of...


            Memories of SARS

            Cohen, Dan; 2013. My wife wanted to make my 40th birthday memorable. It was early June 2003 in Toronto. She knew I was a big…


              The Art of Medicine

              Guirguis, Mariam; 2013. I knew a person who started dying before they started living. Well, truthfully, I never met this person. But I knew…


                Room Number Ten

                Hoffart, Kaili; 2013. The day started out just like every one of my other Obstetrics call shifts as the off-service Family Medicine Resident. I met the team to round on the…


                  A Better Me

                  Saveland, Christine; 2013. Prior to starting maternity leave from my Family Medicine residency, I had parenting all figured out. When on my…

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