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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Sore Throats and Head Aches

MacLeod, Bryan; 2008. "Why would you do an elective in family medicine? All you'll see is sore throats and head-aches ... ", he asked. We were beginning our...

2008

    The Desire to Live

    Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

    2008

      A Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

      Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

      2008

        New Life in the North

        Cole, Madeleine; 2008. Pausing outside the sliding glass doors of the emergency department, hands on her hips and leaning slightly forward, she tucked her... 

        2008

          On the Receiving End

          Bardai, Zahra; 2008. The woman tried to wait patiently. It had already been an hour. Her heart was hammering, her pupils slightly dilated, her...

          2008

            Grand-Doctoring Christina

            Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

            2008

              Sous le Voile

              Boule, Richard L; Encore un jour de garde au centre ville...

              2008

                The Community in Family and Community Medicine

                Feldman, Kymm; 2008. Dr. Smart holds the print out of the abnormal result in her hand. This will take some time to sort through. She glances...

                2008

                  For My Children

                  Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

                  2008

                    Re-born

                    Edworthy, John; 2008. I walked onto the Intensive Care Ward feeling distracted. It was 8:15 and I had an office at 10:00. Was there enough time to...

                    2008
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