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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Things Are Now Calm

Jakda, Ahmed; 2009. We met just last year, when you entered my office, that inconspicuous walnut above your left structured clavicle. It looked like a fleck, on your white young skin, jutting out from your frame, the frame so...

2009

    Miracle

    Ghorbani, Farnaz; 2009. We as family physicians witness so many life stories that make our profession so special and gifted. Some stories are so...

    2009

      Lessons in Love, Loss, and Soup-Making

      Kain, Danielle; 2009. I peeked over the computer to see my attending’s forehead wrinkled with concentration and concern over my new...

      2009

        On Call on Mother's Day

        McKee, Nora; 2009. You must admit being “on call” is one of the challenging aspects of being a family physician. It is one of those duties where the...

        2009

          Three Kenyan Stories

          Murata, Ariana; 2009. Night falls. The mosquito net forms a gossamer cloud around me as I nestle under the blanket, listening to the...

          2009

            Rosaceae

            Jayarajan, Meera; 2009.   The baby belonged to her uncle.  There were rumours of an overdose, a failed hanging attempt and a newly discovered pregnancy.  She was circling the drain...

            2009

              La dame mystérieuse

              Leblond, Caroline; 2009. Il y a des gens qui nous touchent et on ne sait pas trop pourquoi. C'était une journée comme plusieurs autres où je me demandais...

              2009

                The pockets of my doctor costume

                Nouch, Susan; 2009. I sat in on handover on my first day of the rotation. A young woman with metastatic cancer bounced back to the ward over the weekend. She was to become my patient. ...

                2009

                  Emotion focused therapy

                  Park, Ka Young; 2009. “What are you feeling now?” This was the question I used most often when counselling patients using Emotion Focused Therapy. ...

                  2009

                    Dawson's Fingers

                    Purdon, Mike; 2010. A few years ago, on a drizzly day in Seattle, my wife and I began on a path that would take me back home to Canada and through the little town of Burns Lake in Northern BC, where I...

                    2010
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