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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Tales from the North

Nowodworski, Dorota; 2009. I shaded the window from the light’s glare to get a better look. The northern lights streaked across the sky and danced upward in a...



    Paquin, Stéphanie; 2010. Quito, Équateur. La vieille radio noire grinche lorsqu’on tourne la roulette. La bachata langoureuse résonne comme dans une boite de conserve.



      Acton, Saskia; 2010. Phone ringing, calling me out of a deep sleep. The clock says it’s 1:20am. “ Who would be calling at this hour ?” my husband murmurs, still asleep. He always says this, even after 16 years of sleeping...


        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...


          Blessings from My Patients

          Hammond, Jo-Anne; 2010.  There are times in our careers when we receive much more from our patients than they do from us. These experiences help define who we...


            A Beautiful Gift

            Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...


              A Cherished Moment

              Bursey, Tiffany; 2012. We initially met early in the first trimester of her pregnancy, while I was still a medical student doing a...


                The stories we find ourselves in

                Siu, Winnie; 2012. How good a day I feel I've had as a family medicine resident is usually inversely proportional to how much I wish...


                  Mission pour la vie toujours

                  Brisson, Michel; 2012. Choix éclairé pour la vie - Mission pour la vie se définit - Pour famille d’abord, ouverture à la vie...


                    The Pregnant Woman I Remember Most

                    Yuan-Innes, Melissa; 2012. When I moved to Quebec for my family medicine residency, I knew I would learn obstetrics. And I did. But even more than the technicalities of...

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