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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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

    Cradle to grave.

    Hilbert, Christin; 2008. It was the mid-nineties when I hung out my Family practice shingle. As one of the few...

    2008

      A hard goodbye to the last first cry

      Newman, Peter R.; 2008. This year the first baby I delivered turns thirty. I delivered her in Fort Rae, Northwest Territories, where I was working with Dogrib...

      2008

        What I didn't deliver

        Chen, Julie Y; 2008. It was late, probably after midnight by then. From the frenzy of the labour and delivery suites I was called to the ward on a...

        2008

          My favourite Texan

          Reynolds, Larry; 2008. Jolene was a Texan, exiled and transplanted into a cold Canada far from family, home and heat. I was her family doctor. She was my...

          2008

            Six Weeks

            Keyzer, Yvonne; 2008. It took six weeks. Six weeks of checking her belt for the pager. Six weeks of reaching behind her as she sat down to catch the pager before it fell into the...

            2008

              La porte de sortie

              LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. Un pas vers votre porte de sortie / Chère que je ne connais pas / Pas encore / L’espace d’un instant...

              2009

                A letter for you [translation]

                Motheron, Christine; 2009. It was a hot July night. My last shift of the week. I had been busy all day, as I always am in...

                2009

                Return to Work

                Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2009.  I had just experienced one of the most significant periods in my life, the birth of my second child. Part of me was sad to return back to work as I had so enjoyed the time with my children. My patients had...

                2009

                  Elton John et le roi lion avaient bien raison

                  Landry, Simon-Pierre; 2009.  Le dimanche est ennuyeux parce qu’il est dimanche pour tout le monde. Georges Perros, Extrait de En vue d’un éloge de la paresse.

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