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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Six Weeks

Keyzer, Yvonne; 2008. It took six weeks. Six weeks of checking her belt for the pager. Six weeks of reaching behind her as she sat down to catch the pager before it fell into the...

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

      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

          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

            Timely Lessons on Humanity and Professionalism

            Stewart, Brad; 2008. It surprises me sometimes how adaptable the human mind is, but how slowly sometimes we get to a new point of equilibrium and even contentment with change. Here I find myself with...

            2008

              Doctoring in Italia

              Tura, Alfredo; 2008. I would like to recount my experiences as a young medical doctor after graduating from the University of Pisa, one of the earliest and most...

              2008

                Catch and Release

                Baker, Wayne; 2009. It was the end of another gruelling Saturday morning office, and I was ready to go home. Visions of a peaceful drive home along beneath the...

                2009

                  Hugs Are Free

                  Cho, Helen; 2009. She was the first appointment of the day. I had asked the receptionist the day before to fit her in before the rest of my other appointments since I...

                  2009

                    The Eye

                    Emslie, Dorothy; 2009. One eye stares blankly toward an imagined horizon on the ceiling; a horizon of paneled tiles and glaring fluorescent wavelengths of light, of photons that cannot be captured by this...

                    2009
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