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 Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

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

      Labour of Love

      Forte, Milena; 2008. I had only been back at work for a couple of weeks. To say I had the last nine months “off” (as people sometimes did), was to...

      2008

        About Not Being Fine

        Wood, Lorraine; 2008. It wasn't even 6:30 am when the answering service called. "Dr. W, I have a Dr. J on the phone for you". It was a call I partly expected, but not...

        2008

          A hard goodbye to the last first cry

          Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

          2008

            L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

            Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

            2008

              A transformational journey

              Lee, Joseph; 2008. Classes had just started. Two days into the Master of Clinical Science in Family Medicine program I was already in a...

              2008

              One vial of morphine

              Edworthy, John; 2008. I was just one year into my career as a general practitioner, relatively fresh out of a rotating internship and inappropriately...

              2008

                VOLVO or SAAB?

                Aitken, Terence; 2008. At the time when this event occurred in our rural city, we had just one ophthalmologist - a rather opinionated fellow with fixed views, for whom things were fairly...

                2008

                  The Doctor and the Con

                  Rockman, Patricia; 2008. I am a family practice intern when C sits across from me, desk between us, at our first meeting. He is direct and his gaze does not move from...

                  2008
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