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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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

Continuity

Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...

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

              Pilot

              Riddle, Gordon E.; 2008. I had one relatively recently where I got told I was a trouble-maker (and I am very proud of it) but it wasn't just one word, it was...

              2008

                Point Taken

                Thow, David; 2008. During my formative years as a practising family physician, I was asked to take on a 45 year old patient in the throes of end-stage Huntington's Chorea. Julie required...

                2008

                  Listening to the Dead is History, not Clairvoyance

                  Keizer, Stirling; 2008. My role model is dead. Richard Johnson, the physician who I regard as a benchmark for good professional practice snuffed it. I acknowledge your condolences, but...

                  2008
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