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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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

    A memorable Remembrance Day

    Edworthy, John; 2008. I was Scouter John, troop leader of the 1st Coquitlam Scout Troop. We were sitting in the...

    2008

      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

        Good enough

        Brown, Merrilee; 2008. It started innocently enough with headaches. My four year old neighbour, David, was having...

        2008

        The blunt approach

        Dutchyn, Shannon; 2008. It was the first time I had met her. I was in my final month of Family Practice residency, sharing the workload with my preceptor - a delightful, indefatigable Irishman who...

        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 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

              Need for Placement

              Ramachandran, Sumitha; 2008. Hospital work can be an exhilarating change from the monotony of an outpatient practice. I anticipate my two weeks...

              2008

                My favourite Texan

                Reynolds, Larry; 2008. Jolene was a Texan, exiled and transplanted into a cold Canada far from family, home and heat. I was her family doctor. She was my...

                2008

                  The Doctor and the Con

                  Rockman, Patricia; 2008. I am a family practice intern when C sits across from me, desk between us, at our first meeting. He is direct and his gaze does not move from...

                  2008
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