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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Singh, Barinder; 2013. The young pretty secretary had patients lined up in an immaculately clean clinic. She was...


    The Locum

    Menard, Matthew; 2013. The gentle amber glow of a bedside lamp held the darkness at bay, illuminating the faded handmade...


      Promouvoir la santé par l’exemple

      Thériault, Luce; 2013. Selon les dernières données de Statistique Canada, le Nouveau-Brunswick affiche un des taux d’obésité les plus élevés...


        The Lady Doctor

        Ali, Tahmeena; 2013. She maneuvered into the congested parking lot. Furry green moss grew amongst the paving stones on the berm. Glancing into the rearview mirror, she applied ruby...



          Naylor, Nancy; 2013. I came to this world too early—a premie—screaming, skinny, unable to feed. I become the smallest in my family, the smallest in my...


            Failure to cope

            Rastogi, Anjali; 2014. I arrived in Sioux Lookout the night before a 30cm snow storm. While I grumbled through the grey snow in Toronto's urban sprawl, the snow here was kind...


              He Arrived -- Alive!

              Nagji, Ashnoor; 2014. I have not seen a cooler way to enter the world than this. It’s 2 am and I’m called stat by one of our guards to deliver his baby. Down the dirt...


                The Human Spirit: Dawn's Story

                Stewart, Trina; 2014. There are many times as family doctors when we feel helpless. When the medicines have failed and we watch our patients dwindling, wishing we...


                  Untold Stories

                  Mahood, Sally; 2014. Every other week I leave my family practice of thirty years - multigenerational families, babies I delivered, expectant mothers, chronic disease patients...


                    Naissance inuite

                    Auclair, Geneviève; 2014. Par une douce nuit de novembre, Alice a donné naissance à sa fille cadette à l’hôpital de Puvirnituq, tout près de la baie d’Hudson...

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