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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Exodus. Why I limited my scope of practice

Manca, Donna P; 2007. The millennium brought many changes for family physicians, including, in my case, a decision to...

2007

Gift in barbed wire?

Shapiro, Marla; 2007. Work-life balance and work-life harmony are concepts that elude so many of us, despite the fact that, as physicians, we are always...

2007

L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

2008

    One vial of morphine

    Edworthy, John; 2008. I was just one year into my career as a general practitioner, relatively fresh out of a rotating internship and inappropriately...

    2008

      VOLVO or SAAB?

      Aitken, Terence; 2008. At the time when this event occurred in our rural city, we had just one ophthalmologist - a rather opinionated fellow with fixed views, for whom things were fairly...

      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

          Pilot

          Riddle, Gordon E.; 2008. I had one relatively recently where I got told I was a trouble-maker (and I am very proud of it) but it wasn't just one word, it was...

          2008

            Point Taken

            Thow, David; 2008. During my formative years as a practising family physician, I was asked to take on a 45 year old patient in the throes of end-stage Huntington's Chorea. Julie required...

            2008

              A hard goodbye to the last first cry

              Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

              2008

                Listening to the Dead is History, not Clairvoyance

                Keizer, Stirling; 2008. My role model is dead. Richard Johnson, the physician who I regard as a benchmark for good professional practice snuffed it. I acknowledge your condolences, but...

                2008
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