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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100 year flood...Say What!?

Woodley, Kristine; 2014. The floods of 2013 brought about many emotions for all of those affected. As a second year family medicine resident, thrilled to be saying ‘its my...

2014

    11/11

    Cuberovic, Nick; 2014. Late internship. I was ready to throw in the towel after years of adversity. The hallway clock above the ICU door showed eleven minutes before the...

    2014

      28 Hour Socks

      Copeland, Joseph E; 2008. I know, I know: you’re not supposed to wear your socks for 28 hours. In the polite world, in the southern world, in Vancouver or Ottawa or Montreal, you...

      2008

        90 is the new 30

        Lipari, Steven; 2010. The case seemed straightforward: a man broke his right ankle after a skydiving jump. He had...

        2010

          A case of deception

          Knapp, John E.; Many fascinating events occurred during my years in practice, but I would like to report the one that I feel was the most...

          2008

            A Challenging Encounter

            Koh, Denise; 2008. “Hi there! I’m Dr. K. How can I help you?,” I asked the two women as I entered the room at the busy north end walk-in-clinic and...

            2008

              A golden moment

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

              2012

                A memorable day in rural family practice in the 70's

                Cantin, P. F. Roland; 2008. It was a grey, bleak mid-October day in St Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba some 37 years ago. My two partners were both attending a continuing-medical- education seminar in Winnipeg. My mood that morning...

                2008

                  A new dawn: a rural South African experience

                  Watchorn, Adam; 2008. In this country funeral service owners drive brand new Mercedes Benz cars. Elephants, giraffes and lions...

                  2008

                    A Patient Experience From A Physician’s Perspective - Why Narrative Is Essential In Medicine

                    Dash, Megan; 2012. During my first night in the hospital I looked around the ER. I was sitting in a hospital gown with an IV running what felt like...

                    2012
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