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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false 2014-11-12 , 9 :00 ICD 573   I shut the office door.                                     There is a 18.2 x 14.7 x 12.5 cm solid mass I pulled the shades                                          occupying almost the entire right lobe of I stood naked in the mirror

Nov. 12, 2014

    10D

    Cusack, Erin; 2014. the pictures ... almost break me ... happy days ... birthday parties ... kids smiling in colorful t-shirts ... the little girls I didn’t know she had ... life being lived ... she’s only twenty-six ...  

    2014

      11/11

      Cuberovic, Nick; 2014. Late internship. I was ready to throw in the towel after years of adversity. The hallway clock above the ICU door showed eleven minutes before the...

      2014

        19h45

        Gagne, Mirika; 2012. Ce soir, pour la première fois, j’ai constaté la mort. Pas la mort...

        2012

          25 ans en quelques mots

          Brisson, Michel; 2013. Le désir de transmettre la vie, de se prolonger dans une descendance devient une évidence, une certitude...

          2013

            43 Minutes

            Ching, Jody; 2012. While on general hospital call one evening, I was asked to lay eyes on an elderly lady who was in particularly bad shape. She had just…

            2012

            A Coroner’s Duty

            Aggarwal, Sandeep; 2013. My pager goes off at night, they always go at night. I let it wring a few times because we don’t really have...

            2013

              A few tears

              Robinson, Helen; 2013. After working over 25 years in family medicine it never ceases to amaze me how…

              2013

                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

                A Meditation on Grief

                Doraty, Megan; 2012. My patient’s room was an oasis – photographs and framed pictures on the walls, dragonflies...

                2012
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