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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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...



    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...


      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, ...


        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...


          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...


            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...


              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...


                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...


                  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...



                    Olsen, Nancy; 2009.  Alone. We all hate that word whether we are physicians or patients. ...

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