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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The person inside

Organek, Andrew J; 2007. As medical students, we are suddenly dropped into hospitals with heavy expectations and constant...

2007

Reflections on “before”

Duke, Pauline S; 2007; I am the keeper of the old family photos. I have always loved to watch my older relatives smile as...

2007

The simple life

Ip, Janet; 2007. I did not expect to come across a place so similar to my home town of Winnipeg, Man, in the Land of...

2007

Tariro. Finding hope in Zimbabwe

Buchman, Sandy; 2007. Tariro is the Shona word for hope. Shona is the ancient tribal language of many of the people of...

2007

The music lesson

Patey, Paul; 2007. I complete the death certificate and sign it. Then to the medical student, Lori, I say, "Let's...

2007

    Together

    Patey, Paul; 2007. The slot on the wall outside the room has two charts, which I briefly examine. I know this beautiful couple well. David is 91, Susan...

    2007

      A little piece of skin

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Chop! Chop! The sharp little axe rapidly cut the frozen squid into bait size chunks. Alex looked forward to an evening of recreational...

      2007

        Comforting memories: comforting people

        Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...

        2007

          Daddy's hand

          Patey, Paul; 2007. Mommy sits and snugly hugs her daughter, age two-and-a-half. Daddy kneels on the floor with his strong right hand gently but firmly holding his...

          2007

            Four more words

            Patey, Paul; 2007. "I'm worried about me legs." Ben is a 70-year-old fisherman, still sturdy, but concerned. I look: the skin between his ankles and his knees is certainly...

            2007
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