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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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

Ma’s story. Finding superhero power

Loewen, Ann; 2007. I had been in practice somewhat less than a year when one of my patients was diagnosed with...

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

    L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

    Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

    2008

      My favourite Texan

      Reynolds, Larry; 2008. Jolene was a Texan, exiled and transplanted into a cold Canada far from family, home and heat. I was her family doctor. She was my...

      2008

        Continuity

        Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...

        2008

          Sous le Voile

          Boule, Richard L; Encore un jour de garde au centre ville...

          2008

            For My Children

            Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

            2008

              Lysander. The nature of heroism.

              The medical history we seek and the past we get to know reveal the richness of our patients. There was a crescendo hum as a black...

              2014

              Three Kenyan Stories

              Murata, Ariana; 2009. Night falls. The mosquito net forms a gossamer cloud around me as I nestle under the blanket, listening to the...

              2009
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