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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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

Ma’s story. Finding superhero power

Loewen, Ann; 2007. I had been in practice somewhat less than a year when one of my patients was diagnosed with...

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

The person inside

Organek, Andrew J; 2007. As medical students, we are suddenly dropped into hospitals with heavy expectations and constant...

2007

Reflections on “before”

Duke, Pauline S; 2007; I am the keeper of the old family photos. I have always loved to watch my older relatives smile as...

2007

The simple life

Ip, Janet; 2007. I did not expect to come across a place so similar to my home town of Winnipeg, Man, in the Land of...

2007

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
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