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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Lessons for us all. One doctor's experience with a fatal illness.

Hooker, W. Paul; 2003. Like many doctors, I have had the uncomfortable duty of informing a patient that he or she has...

2003

Returning to residency

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

2003

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

Listen to thy heart, and write

Grant, I. Neil; 2007. Some time ago, I had aortic valve replacement surgery and, like anyone who goes in to hospital as a patient, I had to deal with...

2007

Listening

Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

2007

    Confidence and humility. Our challenge to develop both during residency

    Kerr, Jonathan; 2007. Confidence: self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities. Humility: a humble...

    2007

    Down and out. How surviving postpartum depression made me a better doctor and a better person

    Bromley, Lisa A; 2007. What traits make a good physician? Not many patients would say...

    2007

    Exodus. Why I limited my scope of practice

    Manca, Donna P; 2007. The millennium brought many changes for family physicians, including, in my case, a decision to...

    2007

    Gift in barbed wire?

    Shapiro, Marla; 2007. Work-life balance and work-life harmony are concepts that elude so many of us, despite the fact that, as physicians, we are always...

    2007
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