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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Family medicine. What's it all about?

Kirby, Linda; 2003.  Family medicine seems to be losing ground as a career choice for medical students, and I wonder why. It seems to me that this...


Loss of innocence

Yiu, Stella; 2003. The medical student looked shaken as she emerged from a patient’s room. “Are you...


Stories in family practice. Part 1: Living the principles of family medicine.

Gutkin, Cal; 2006. Few who attended will ever forget the keynote session at Family Medicine Forum 2005 where Rob Wedel and several of his family physician colleagues shared stories of their experiences in...



Patey, Paul; 2007. The slot on the wall outside the room has two charts, which I briefly examine. I know this beautiful couple well. David is 91, Susan...


    The person inside

    Organek, Andrew J; 2007. As medical students, we are suddenly dropped into hospitals with heavy expectations and constant...


    Memories of Christmas past

    Parsons, Wanda L.; 2007. The cardboard box in my basement doesn’t look any different from the other cardboard boxes labeled...


    Home visiting

    Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...



      Patey, Paul; 2007. The elderly in Newfoundland outports are often known and referred to as "aunt" or "uncle" by the entire community, not...



        Patey, Paul; 2007. Ahead of me in the widest corridor in the hospital I notice a baby carriage and three ladies, their attention...


          The Afghan tailor

          Howard, Courtney; 2007. My last patient to see before I could leave was the Afghan tailor. I’d saved him until the end of my morning because he was...

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