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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Hugs Are Free

Cho, Helen; 2009. She was the first appointment of the day. I had asked the receptionist the day before to fit her in before the rest of my other appointments since I...


    An Oliver Branch

    Levenstadt, Jeremy; 2010. Early in my first year of clerkship, I assisted in the delivery of a baby named Oliver. There was nothing particularly remarkable about...


      Family Medicine – Caring for patients beyond the clinic

      Asrar, Farhan; 2010. “At the clinic the patient makes an appointment to see you, At their home, the doctor has to make an appointment to see the patient”.


        Hearing Hope

        Guiang, Charlie; 2010.  She was a nursing student, in her early twenties, when she started as my patient. Diagnosed HIV+ when she arrived to Canada a few years ago. Family in Africa and surviving in...



        Fairman-Wright, M; 2010. I should have been prepared, my receptionist had told me the day before that she was coming in but as always the day was busy, and I didn’t realize until I...



          Helm, Charles; 2010. Elliott was seven when I first met him. My wife, a volunteer athletics coach, had persuaded me to take an hour off work to run laps with the kids at...


            The Hospital Rotation

            Juery, Pierre; 2010. Here we go again, the first day of my yearly hospital rotation as a staffman, supervising the residents on the floor. I must admit I have mixed feelings: apprehension regarding my diminishing abilities as a...


              Of Wine and Butterfly Wings

              le Roux, Antoinette; 2010.  It will not present itself in the rush of morning traffic or in the dread of late afternoon demands. It will evade you if you are not attuned and slip by unnoticed when things are simply all...


                De l’autre côté du rideau…

                Malherbe, Stéphanie; 2010. On dit que la médecine est un art plus qu’une science. Cela doit faire de nous les médecins, des artistes du mieux être la vie de nos patients, beau temps, mauvais temps.


                  Marie, ma petite Marie

                  Moreau, Anne; 2010. Il y a 25 ans, alors qu’à 27 ans je revenais au travail après mon premier accouchement, j’ai eu le privilege d’assurer le suivi à domicile de Marie, jeune femme de 19 ans en phase...

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