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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Training in the practice of rural family medicine and obstetrics

Correira, Caroline; 2012. Sitting quietly beside her, I wait until her contraction is over before telling her how strong she is and affirming how...


    The Balancing Act

    Khan, Tayyab; 2012. December 21, 2007 -- it was the date of my final Gross Anatomy exam, the same date when my wife, Yumna, was due to deliver our…


      The Best Part

      Timko, Julie; 2012. Medicine is a fascinating job. In one afternoon, I could see three patients with the...


        The Cycle of Life

        Abells, Yoel; 2012. It was, one might say, a sublime reflection of the totality of what we do. I was about a dozen years into…


          Grandma is the word!

          Alabaster, Jane; 2012. In the fall of 2006 I embark on a life changing professional odyssey that turns me into a different physician. In 2000 I receive a...



            Caldwell, Paul; 2012. 2:30 am phone call; pregnant, only 28 weeks, cervix fully dilated. “Come quickly!” I jolt out of...


            The Art of Medicine

            Guirguis, Mariam; 2013. I knew a person who started dying before they started living. Well, truthfully, I never met this person. But I knew…


              Room Number Ten

              Hoffart, Kaili; 2013. The day started out just like every one of my other Obstetrics call shifts as the off-service Family Medicine Resident. I met the team to round on the…


                Memories of SARS

                Cohen, Dan; 2013. My wife wanted to make my 40th birthday memorable. It was early June 2003 in Toronto. She knew I was a big…


                  A Better Me

                  Saveland, Christine; 2013. Prior to starting maternity leave from my Family Medicine residency, I had parenting all figured out. When on my…

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