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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Returning to residency

Aalamian, Armand; 2003. We are never going to make a surgeon out of you, the way you...

2003

The extra mile

Meili, Ryan; 2007. Early one prairie winter morning, my cell phone woke me by rattling on my bedside table. It was a concerned...

2007

Gentle arrival

Patey, Paul; 2007. The nine-month pregnancy has gone well. The happy couple frequently came to prenatal clinic together. Labour...

2007

    Holding hands

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

    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

        A hard goodbye to the last first cry

        Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

        2008

          Birth and death

          Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

          2008

            Cradle to grave.

            Hilbert, Christin; 2008. It was the mid-nineties when I hung out my Family practice shingle. As one of the few...

            2008

              What I didn't deliver

              Chen, Julie Y; 2008. It was late, probably after midnight by then. From the frenzy of the labour and delivery suites I was called to the ward on a...

              2008

                Six Weeks

                Keyzer, Yvonne; 2008. It took six weeks. Six weeks of checking her belt for the pager. Six weeks of reaching behind her as she sat down to catch the pager before it fell into the...

                2008
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