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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My mentor, my friend.

Abdulla, Alykhan S; 2008. I have had the good fortune to meet and be influenced by many great...

2004

When things go wrong

Campbell, John; 2005. As family medicine residents practising both within our discipline and on off-service rotations, we all have the opportunity to experience the...

2005

Reflections on dying

Parsons, Trent; 2006. I expect I was no different from any other recent graduate. Residency taught me the importance of prevention and the value of...

2006

Stories in family practice. Part 1: Living the principles of family medicine.

Gutkin, Cal; 2006. Few who attended will ever forget the keynote session at Family Medicine Forum 2005 where Rob Wedel and several of his family physician colleagues shared stories of their experiences in...

2006

The cry

Patey, Paul; 2007. When the motorcycle struck the immovable object the young man rose majestically from the back seat and flew gently through the black night air. His impact with the...

2007

    Precious

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Ahead of me in the widest corridor in the hospital I notice a baby carriage and three ladies, their attention...

    2007

      Something for baby

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Jim and Betty are busily phoning the good news. Nearby I am making an entry into Betty's chart: a record of the delivery, immediate...

      2007

        The Afghan tailor

        Howard, Courtney; 2007. My last patient to see before I could leave was the Afghan tailor. I’d saved him until the end of my morning because he was...

        2007

          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

          The burden of not knowing

          Smith, Beverley; 2007. Family doctors know a lot. That is what my patients tell me. Some of the specialists I know tell me...

          2007
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