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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Birth and death

Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

2008

    Ordinary warriors

    Goodwin, Beverly J; 2008. "Oh, it's nothing special, Doctor…" she said, almost shyly. "I just thought that, as a young woman, you should have something like...

    2008

      Night shift con

      Johns, Christine Ruth; 2008. On an Emergency Room night shift I met a 27 year old from four hours up the transcanada highway. He lives there with his mom in a...

      2008

        Thanks for listening. Or, one-line summary be damned.

        Kaplan-Myrth, Nili; 2008. In three weeks I will be a doctor. It is my second time. The first time I became a doctor I was trained to spend hours...

        2008

          Miracles do happen…

          McCann, David G. C; 2008. As a Family Physician in rural practice for most of the last 20 years, I have strived to provide...

          2008

            Pinocchio's Wish

            Ruthnum, Mandy; 2008. It had been a typical workday for me ... ear infections, asthma, some depression counseling, a laceration to suture. And then I...

            2008

              The Alternative Patient

              Smith, Stanley G; 2008. I recognized him immediately when he was shown into my office. I recalled that he was a freelance science writer, and had interviewed me about a year earlier regarding...

              2008

                Ignorance is Bliss

                Szymanska, Aleksandra; 2008. I had just gotten off the phone talking to a friend who was staying at a cheap motel in Atlanta. Thinking back to my own past cheap motel experiences, I asked him whether he had found yet any...

                2008

                  The Oinkment

                  Gibson, Rick; 2008. Monday. Mid-afternoon. I'd spent the last week at a medical error conference. In my absence, every patient...

                  2008

                    An Indelible Impression

                    Goel, Ritika; 2008. I met Claudia within the first month of my residency at St. Michael’s Hospital. Being the new resident on my block rotation meant that every...

                    2008
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