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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Tariro. Finding hope in Zimbabwe

Buchman, Sandy; 2007. Tariro is the Shona word for hope. Shona is the ancient tribal language of many of the people of...

2007

Learning the simple things in Bolivia. Reflections on an international health elective

Bailey, Jason; 2007. I recently had the good fortune to take part in an elective in international health in Bolivia, organized through the newly...

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

From malaria to MI. A professional journey into the Canadian medical system.

Seid, Cherinet; 2007. The painting of the peasant woman caught my eye. There was something about her that...

2007

Patient-centred care in a self-centred world

Ponka, David; 2008. The first patient I saw after coming back from Africa had floaters. I had just...

2008

Forgiveness

Mousa, Ahmadi Elaheh; 2008.  One day while I was working in the family medicine clinic, my colleague asked me if I knew the next patient. I looked at the list; it was a new patient, a case of...

2008

    Nightmare shadows and waves. A rural Canadian medical experience

    Murata, Ariana; 2008. Pale rays of sunshine begin to seep into the black sky as I am called into the ten bed hospital. The surf crashes onto...

    2008

      Waiting

      Osmun, W.E.; 2008. Day 1. He sits concentrating on paperwork, initialling them off. Pure tedium and interruptions had caused him to miss important information in the past and he forces himself to...

      2008

        A memorable day in rural family practice in the 70's

        Cantin, P. F. Roland; 2008. It was a grey, bleak mid-October day in St Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba some 37 years ago. My two partners were both attending a continuing-medical- education seminar in Winnipeg. My mood that morning...

        2008

          A new dawn: a rural South African experience

          Watchorn, Adam; 2008. In this country funeral service owners drive brand new Mercedes Benz cars. Elephants, giraffes and lions...

          2008
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