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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Labour of Love

Forte, Milena; 2008. I had only been back at work for a couple of weeks. To say I had the last nine months “off” (as people sometimes did), was to...

2008

    Lilly

    Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

    2008

      Timely Lessons on Humanity and Professionalism

      Stewart, Brad; 2008. It surprises me sometimes how adaptable the human mind is, but how slowly sometimes we get to a new point of equilibrium and even contentment with change. Here I find myself with...

      2008

        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

          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

            Rural experiences in Southwestern Ontario

            Singh, Stephen; 2009. As I walked into Room 4 in the Emergency Department at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital to assess my next patient, I feared the worst.

            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

                Call

                Fong, Harmon; 2009.   Hey it's Harmon the resident returning a page. Okay, I'm coming down...

                2009

                The Clerk and the Appointment List

                Hinz, Laura; 2009.  The appointment list in a Family Medicine clinic is always a bit of a gamble- sometimes you get a presenting complaint that you feel confident with, and you can’t help but smile knowing that finally you will be able to...

                2009

                  Some Wonderful Day

                  Hughes, Carol; 2009. My four children bounced into the kitchen from different directions as I dropped groceries and mail onto the counter. “Hey guys, any more...

                  2009
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