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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Rural experiences in Southwestern Ontario

Singh, Stephen; 2009. As I walked into Room 4 in the Emergency Department at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital to assess my next patient, I feared the worst.

2009

    The power of listening - Sooknanan

    Sooknanan, Avita; 2009.  It was in the midst of a busy family medicine clinic that I called in the next patient. As a new resident in the clinic, ...

    2009

      Reaching out behind the wire

      Thibodeau, Jamie; 2009.  One never knows what to expect from a day in my current job. I presently find myself going into month number six at Camp Nathan Smith, ...

      2009

        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

              The Clerk and the Appointment List

              Hinz, Laura; 2009.  The appointment list in a Family Medicine clinic is always a bit of a gamble- sometimes you get a presenting complaint that you feel confident with, and you can’t help but smile knowing that finally you will be able to...

              2009

                Return to Work

                Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2009.  I had just experienced one of the most significant periods in my life, the birth of my second child. Part of me was sad to return back to work as I had so enjoyed the time with my children. My patients had...

                2009

                  Rosaceae

                  Jayarajan, Meera; 2009.   The baby belonged to her uncle.  There were rumours of an overdose, a failed hanging attempt and a newly discovered pregnancy.  She was circling the drain...

                  2009

                    Elton John et le roi lion avaient bien raison

                    Landry, Simon-Pierre; 2009.  Le dimanche est ennuyeux parce qu’il est dimanche pour tout le monde. Georges Perros, Extrait de En vue d’un éloge de la paresse.

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