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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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

      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

            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

              No More Thursdays

              Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

              2008

                Lilly

                Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

                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
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