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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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

    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

          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

              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

                The White Coat Revisited

                Cadesky, Eric; 2008. Like an infatuated old lover, she has returned to me. There was no mention of how I left her; no talk of how we didn't...

                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
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