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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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

    The Desire to Live

    Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

    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

        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

            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
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