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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Guardian Angel at the Flophouse

Crowshoe Morgan, Melanie; 2009. “S-I-G-E-C-A-P-S” I wrote on the board so my little group of first year medical students could copy down the old pneumonic to remind them of...

2009

    Amelia

    Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

    2009

      Plus ça change...

      Hobbs, Neil; 2009. It had been tedious waiting a whole winter’s day for a flight to Black Tickle. The question had come to Henry Tait several times, and in...

      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

          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

            Tales from the North

            Nowodworski, Dorota; 2009. I shaded the window from the light’s glare to get a better look. The northern lights streaked across the sky and danced upward in a...

            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 Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Dementia

                Neilson, Shane; 2009. I’m telling you what you cannot understand. I wonder if we are lost, or merely waylaid; where the ultimate question, and your smile belies years receding into perfection...

                2009

                Reaching out behind the wire

                Thibodeau, Jamie; 2009.  One never knows what to expect from a day in my current job. I presently find myself going into month number six at Camp Nathan Smith, ...

                2009

                  Therapy

                  Neilson, Shane; 2009.  She was nineteen and post therapeutic abortion, she had been to the abortion clinic a week ago for the procedure and was bid to see me within two weeks ...

                  2009
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