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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Thinking, thinking

Scholtens, Martina; 2009. I expected death to feel more commonplace, more benign, the longer I practiced medicine, but every patient death is still a...

2009

    On Call on Mother's Day

    McKee, Nora; 2009. You must admit being “on call” is one of the challenging aspects of being a family physician. It is one of those duties where the...

    2009

      The worried well

      Lenny, Adam; 2009. One of my least favourite types of patient is the worried well. Treating them seems to me like a bottomless pit of meaningless medicine, with little progress or...

      2009

        Guardian Angel at the Flophouse

        Crowshoe Morgan, Melanie; 2009. “S-I-G-E-C-A-P-S” I wrote on the board so my little group of first year medical students could copy down the old pneumonic to remind them of...

        2009

          Amelia

          Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

          2009

            The diary of an immigrant family physician

            Saieed, Kamila; 2009.  I am one of the IMGs who came to Canada following their dreams of a peaceful life. I am originally from Egypt...

            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

                La porte de sortie

                LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. Un pas vers votre porte de sortie / Chère que je ne connais pas / Pas encore / L’espace d’un instant...

                2009

                  La dame mystérieuse

                  Leblond, Caroline; 2009. Il y a des gens qui nous touchent et on ne sait pas trop pourquoi. C'était une journée comme plusieurs autres où je me demandais...

                  2009

                    Some days are very good

                    Lyons, Paul; 2009. Although I'm sure this story will not win any awards, I am happy to tell it as the patient that makes the story just left the office. He is one half of a...

                    2009
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