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 pockets of my doctor costume

Nouch, Susan; 2009. I sat in on handover on my first day of the rotation. A young woman with metastatic cancer bounced back to the ward over the weekend. She was to become my patient. ...

2009

    Emotion focused therapy

    Park, Ka Young; 2009. “What are you feeling now?” This was the question I used most often when counselling patients using Emotion Focused Therapy. ...

    2009

      Things Are Now Calm

      Jakda, Ahmed; 2009. We met just last year, when you entered my office, that inconspicuous walnut above your left structured clavicle. It looked like a fleck, on your white young skin, jutting out from your frame, the frame so...

      2009

        Rosaceae

        Jayarajan, Meera; 2009.   The baby belonged to her uncle.  There were rumours of an overdose, a failed hanging attempt and a newly discovered pregnancy.  She was circling the drain...

        2009

          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

            On Call on Mother's Day

            McKee, Nora; 2009. You must admit being “on call” is one of the challenging aspects of being a family physician. It is one of those duties where the...

            2009

              to the end

              Dutt, Monika; 2009. The road slopes down ahead of me. It ends in a t-junction, where a left turn follows the hills to the airport (a tiny opening in the trees with a short strip of dirt where...

              2009

                Miracle

                Ghorbani, Farnaz; 2009. We as family physicians witness so many life stories that make our profession so special and gifted. Some stories are so...

                2009

                  Lessons in Love, Loss, and Soup-Making

                  Kain, Danielle; 2009. I peeked over the computer to see my attending’s forehead wrinkled with concentration and concern over my new...

                  2009

                    Marie, ma petite Marie

                    Moreau, Anne; 2010. Il y a 25 ans, alors qu’à 27 ans je revenais au travail après mon premier accouchement, j’ai eu le privilege d’assurer le suivi à domicile de Marie, jeune femme de 19 ans en phase...

                    2010
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