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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Don’t call me Doctor

Suss, Roger; 2007. Many years ago, as a young family doctor, I recall being hesitant about how best to...

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

    Are we over-doctoring? Thoughts on bedside manner

    MacKean, Peter R; 2008. Twenty-four years ago, fresh out of a family medicine residency and eager to apply my trade, I entered a previously established practice in a...

    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

            Need for Placement

            Ramachandran, Sumitha; 2008. Hospital work can be an exhilarating change from the monotony of an outpatient practice. I anticipate my two weeks...

            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

                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

                  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
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