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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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...

2010

    An Unexpected Lesson

    Goytisolo, Alex; 2014. It's Thursday and I am finishing the third week of my four-week palliative care rotation. I am starting to get...

    2014

      An Unfinished Story

      Blau, Elaine; 2013. He was an aging-­‐fast, truck driver with a very old, beaten up, fightin’ kind of...

      2013

        And Then We Sang

        Atkinson, Susan; 2012. She was nearing seventy when she became my patient. One of my colleagues was retiring from...

        2012

          Another Night at the Walk-In Clinic

          Abdulla, Aly; 2013. So what brings you here today, Dr. Jibe begins in his cavalier and empathetic way as he walks into…

          2013

            Arctic Data-streams - Graphing Land and Love

             Winner, AMS–Mimi Divinsky Award for History and Narrative in Family Medicine for a Story Written in English by a family physician.

            2015

              Are we over-doctoring? Thoughts on bedside manner

              MacKean, Peter R; 2008. Twenty-four years ago, fresh out of a family medicine residency and eager to apply my trade, I entered a previously established practice in a...

              2008

                Asclepius’ second chance

                Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

                2007

                Assumptions

                Pereles, Lauretta; 2014. “Can you take a 1st year resident for some nursing home experience?’” I mentally flip through my morning: there was an admission conference, a couple of...

                2014

                  Ayesha

                  Bhayana, Bhooma; 2014. Ayesha is not her real name. It is a generic name for women from her part of the world. Hers might even be a generic story. Certainly, when I open the pages of the...

                  2014
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