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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A Beautiful Gift

Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...

2012

    A Better Me

    Saveland, Christine; 2013. Prior to starting maternity leave from my Family Medicine residency, I had parenting all figured out. When on my…

    2013

      A Career in a Word

      Sargent, Randall; 2010. Duke Ellington's word is "swing."  For Hendrix it was "hip."  Obama ran on "hope." And Schweitzer chose to "give." 

      2010

        A case of deception

        Knapp, John E.; Many fascinating events occurred during my years in practice, but I would like to report the one that I feel was the most...

        2008

          A Challenging Encounter

          Koh, Denise; 2008. “Hi there! I’m Dr. K. How can I help you?,” I asked the two women as I entered the room at the busy north end walk-in-clinic and...

          2008

            A Cherished Moment

            Bursey, Tiffany; 2012. We initially met early in the first trimester of her pregnancy, while I was still a medical student doing a...

            2012

              A Coroner’s Duty

              Aggarwal, Sandeep; 2013. My pager goes off at night, they always go at night. I let it wring a few times because we don’t really have...

              2013

                A Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

                Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

                2008

                  A few tears

                  Robinson, Helen; 2013. After working over 25 years in family medicine it never ceases to amaze me how…

                  2013

                    A golden moment

                    Thomson, Tracy; 2012. There was a familiar smoky smell in the morning as I began shoveling my way to...

                    2012
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