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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Laisse passer le docteur

Charbonneau (Perry), Katerine; 2014. Me voilà, finissante en médecine familiale, soulagée de mettre la résidence derrière moi et un peu appréhensive envers ce qui m’attend comme nouveau...


    How to Learn Completely

    Coll, Neasa; 2014. I’m wearing my regular off-duty uniform of scuffed leather ankle boots, jeans that haven’t seen the inside of a washing machine in weeks, a fluorescent orange hoodie that...


      When I knew

      Varley, Talia; 2014. I always worried that medicine would be far too exciting for my blood – emergent clinical cases requiring split-second decision making, operating rooms involving death-defying...


        Painting a Canvas in Rural Canada

        Humber, Nancy; 2014. Starting my rural medical career was like putting fresh paint on a canvas. I had learned many brush strokes and color theories - now to...


          The Dance of Life

          Lazare, Kimberly; 2014.  She bled. And I’m not talking about the scratch your arm kind of bleeding; I mean, she really bled. She was your classic medical school...



            Pelletier, Jacques; 2014. Me voilà sur le tarmac. N’Djamena, Tchad, février 2008. L’Airbus m’y a déposé avec quelques membres de la Croix-Rouge française avec qui je partagerai ma première...


            Naissance inuite

            Auclair, Geneviève; 2014. Par une douce nuit de novembre, Alice a donné naissance à sa fille cadette à l’hôpital de Puvirnituq, tout près de la baie d’Hudson...


              No more than a dream....

              Alabaster, Charlotte Jane; 2014. I believe in being well informed, but embarking on motherhood is an unchartered path no matter how educated and...


                Spiritual Health

                Mann, Baljinder; 2014. As Family Physicians, we are trained to be students of the Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual model of care. We are capable of solving problems that...


                  He Arrived -- Alive!

                  Nagji, Ashnoor; 2014. I have not seen a cooler way to enter the world than this. It’s 2 am and I’m called stat by one of our guards to deliver his baby. Down the dirt...

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