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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Gentle arrival

Patey, Paul; 2007. The nine-month pregnancy has gone well. The happy couple frequently came to prenatal clinic together. Labour...

2007

    Holding hands

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

    2007

      Home

      Patey, Paul; 2007. The elderly in Newfoundland outports are often known and referred to as "aunt" or "uncle" by the entire community, not...

      2007

        Listening

        Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

        2007

          The cry

          Patey, Paul; 2007. When the motorcycle struck the immovable object the young man rose majestically from the back seat and flew gently through the black night air. His impact with the...

          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
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