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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You're in charge, Doc

Allen, Richard E; 2003. I heard the ambulance sirens from my home. For a moment I considered going to the...

2003

Lessons for us all. One doctor's experience with a fatal illness.

Hooker, W. Paul; 2003. Like many doctors, I have had the uncomfortable duty of informing a patient that he or she has...

2003

Reflections on dying

Parsons, Trent; 2006. I expect I was no different from any other recent graduate. Residency taught me the importance of prevention and the value of...

2006

Comforting memories: comforting people

Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...

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

    Waiting

    Osmun, W.E.; 2008. Day 1. He sits concentrating on paperwork, initialling them off. Pure tedium and interruptions had caused him to miss important information in the past and he forces himself to...

    2008

      Important First Steps in Medicine

      Aird, Pamela; 2008. What a privilege I have had over the last 5 years of training, to be included in the...

      2008

        Sous le Voile

        Boule, Richard L; Encore un jour de garde au centre ville...

        2008

          Giovanna

          Febbraro, Susan; 2008. She pretends she doesn't mind another baptism - another sister with a new baby. She dutifully buys the obligatory...

          2008

            Dignity and death in the Emergency Department

            Sikora, Christopher A; 2008. The Emergency Department seemed busier than usual that evening. I was working as the hospitalist for the Orthopaedic surgery department and was a member of...

            2008
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