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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Ayesha

Bhayana, Bhooma; 2014. Ayesha is not her real name. It is a generic name for women from her part of the world. Hers might even be a generic story. Certainly, when I open the pages of the...

2014

    Babies Lost

    Connolly, Julie; 2010. Things happen for a reason. Events put us in locations and juxtapose us with people and scenes that simply are...

    2010

      Beating Autism: The Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs

      Tsikata, Setorme; 2015. Ali, a 35 year old male presented with a 6 week history of anxiety and insomnia. He was the first patient that evening while I covered for a senior colleague in the ER.

      2015

        Becoming a doctor

        Lobo, Rebecca; 2012. I was running my first code. It was me, the junior CCU resident, and a man whose heart had stopped beating. Though people…

        2012

          Before she flees she remembers to count her blessings

          Loewen, Ann E; 2010. Curiously, a recurrent theme in my life is that I have had to get out of the way of oncoming harm in a hurry. The truths that are revealed...

          2010

            Being Present [translation]

            Marchand, Patricia; 2008. It’s a fact: the discipline of medicine is changing before our very eyes. All too often, however, science and research, not human beings, are...

            2008

            Best Laid Plans

            Kundi, Anjali; 2014. Brianna is a beautiful baby. At 9 months, she is interested in the world around her, she is happy and her eyes shine. She looks like...

            2014

              Between a Rock and a Soft Spot

              Wood, Teresa; 2010. The North is jam-packed with adventure, and more-than-its-fair- share of beautiful, sad and courageous stories. This one began as just another journey to a far corner of our country. There, the impact of...

              2010

                Beyond the Bars

                Patrie, Mélanie; 2014. December 5th 2013. The day I lived a childhood dream. The day I visited the North Bay Jail. The jail that I...

                2014

                  Birth and death

                  Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

                  2008
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