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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Leaving Erin

Neilson, Shane; 2013. The penultimate day in Erin was scheduled as a staff development day. I arrived in the clinic later than usual. Our new…



    Lodge, Andrew; 2013. "This country can be hard country," he said as we looked out over the open…


      You started off as my doctor

      Maheswaran, Charuka; 2013. “You started off as my doctor, now you are my friend.” he said to me. “That makes it very…


        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…


          Stabbed in the Head

          Frank, Selby; 2013. In the small, rural community where I worked, the GPs took turns being “on call” for emergencies…


            Those Eyes

            Buchan, Susan; 2013. Those eyes. That’s all I recognized at first. Those muddy brown eyes carefully following me into the...


              Lost Cause

              Chirgwin, Juan Carlos Luis; 2013. Today I am going to save the world…again. This is a standing joke I make to my wife, and if there is a…


                The Hearth of the Medical Home

                Bouchard, Thomas; 2013. I hung up my shingle less than two weeks after graduating from residency and filled my practice within...


                  A golden moment

                  Thomson, Tracy; 2012. There was a familiar smoky smell in the morning as I began shoveling my way to...


                    If You Can Play, You Can Play

                    Edgar, Adrian; 2012. This year, Brian Burke – the legendarily hard-hitting NHL General Manager – helped kick off a campaign in sport called the…

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