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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Tariro. Finding hope in Zimbabwe

Buchman, Sandy; 2007. Tariro is the Shona word for hope. Shona is the ancient tribal language of many of the people of...

2007

Memories of Christmas past

Parsons, Wanda L.; 2007. The cardboard box in my basement doesn’t look any different from the other cardboard boxes labeled...

2007

More than a job. Facing difficult realities in northern Canada.

Minorgan, Stephanie; 2007. I still clearly remember one of my first visits as a family physician to a small Native* community in northern...

2007

Asclepius’ second chance

Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

2007

The burden of not knowing

Smith, Beverley; 2007. Family doctors know a lot. That is what my patients tell me. Some of the specialists I know tell me...

2007

Confidence and humility. Our challenge to develop both during residency

Kerr, Jonathan; 2007. Confidence: self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities. Humility: a humble...

2007

Courage

Schwartz, Ros; 2007. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the taking of action despite fear. Half awake she...

2007

Down and out. How surviving postpartum depression made me a better doctor and a better person

Bromley, Lisa A; 2007. What traits make a good physician? Not many patients would say...

2007

Exodus. Why I limited my scope of practice

Manca, Donna P; 2007. The millennium brought many changes for family physicians, including, in my case, a decision to...

2007

The extra mile

Meili, Ryan; 2007. Early one prairie winter morning, my cell phone woke me by rattling on my bedside table. It was a concerned...

2007
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