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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The Alternative Patient

Smith, Stanley G; 2008. I recognized him immediately when he was shown into my office. I recalled that he was a freelance science writer, and had interviewed me about a year earlier regarding...

2008

    The power of counter-transference

    Yaffe, Mark; 2008. Mrs. S. was a 69 year old, English-speaking, well-functioning, lean, tall woman with a quiet, reserved, and somewhat stoic manner who had entered my practice because...

    2008

      Winnie's expectations

      Edworthy, John; 2008. My story starts on a regular day in my office. Before starting to see patients I was going through my mail and phone messages. Right on top was...

      2008

        Ordinary warriors

        Goodwin, Beverly J; 2008. "Oh, it's nothing special, Doctor…" she said, almost shyly. "I just thought that, as a young woman, you should have something like...

        2008

          Grand-Doctoring Christina

          Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

          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

              No More Thursdays

              Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

              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

                    Continuity

                    Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...

                    2008
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