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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to the end

Dutt, Monika; 2009. The road slopes down ahead of me. It ends in a t-junction, where a left turn follows the hills to the airport (a tiny opening in the trees with a short strip of dirt where...

2009

    Plus ça change...

    Hobbs, Neil; 2009. It had been tedious waiting a whole winter’s day for a flight to Black Tickle. The question had come to Henry Tait several times, and in...

    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

          Tales from the North

          Nowodworski, Dorota; 2009. I shaded the window from the light’s glare to get a better look. The northern lights streaked across the sky and danced upward in a...

          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

              Into the Spirit World

              Lodge, Andrew; 2009. “He might go this weekend. Just keep him comfortable.” I was on call for the small hospital for the weekend. There was one inpatient who...

              2009

              Guardian Angel at the Flophouse

              Crowshoe Morgan, Melanie; 2009. “S-I-G-E-C-A-P-S” I wrote on the board so my little group of first year medical students could copy down the old pneumonic to remind them of...

              2009

                Amelia

                Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

                2009

                  Reaching out behind the wire

                  Thibodeau, Jamie; 2009.  One never knows what to expect from a day in my current job. I presently find myself going into month number six at Camp Nathan Smith, ...

                  2009
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