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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A Challenging Encounter

Koh, Denise; 2008. “Hi there! I’m Dr. K. How can I help you?,” I asked the two women as I entered the room at the busy north end walk-in-clinic and...

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

      On the Receiving End

      Bardai, Zahra; 2008. The woman tried to wait patiently. It had already been an hour. Her heart was hammering, her pupils slightly dilated, her...

      2008

        Grand-Doctoring Christina

        Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

        2008

          New Life in the North

          Cole, Madeleine; 2008. Pausing outside the sliding glass doors of the emergency department, hands on her hips and leaning slightly forward, she tucked her... 

          2008

            Mysterious Ways

            Dube, Mark; 2008. Rhonda, the charge nurse in the emergency department came up to me.  "You're...

            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

                Timely Lessons on Humanity and Professionalism

                Stewart, Brad; 2008. It surprises me sometimes how adaptable the human mind is, but how slowly sometimes we get to a new point of equilibrium and even contentment with change. Here I find myself with...

                2008

                  Doctoring in Italia

                  Tura, Alfredo; 2008. I would like to recount my experiences as a young medical doctor after graduating from the University of Pisa, one of the earliest and most...

                  2008

                    Into the Spirit World

                    Lodge, Andrew; 2009. “He might go this weekend. Just keep him comfortable.” I was on call for the small hospital for the weekend. There was one inpatient who...

                    2009
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