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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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…


    From one son to another

    Bahji, Anees; 2012. A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being called in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call as soon as possible, changed...


      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...


        Diagnosis – Lingerie Challenged

        Williams, Paula; 2012. It’s Friday evening, a golden time for the family doctor to melt into a comfy couch and switch on that irresistible televisual delectation... Say Yes...



          Dixit, Radhika; 2012. When I met Maryam, she lay emaciated and exhausted on a steel hospital bed. She was…


            OMG, The Times They Are A-Changin’

            Bayley, Val; 2012. It all started with going to my old office yesterday to clear out charts. After 26 years at one site and a recent…


              I take thee

              Neilson, Shane; 2012. A young man and woman walk into the hallway. A colleague walks behind them, smiling. “These two just...



                Bernard, Carrie; 2012. People. Connections. This is what my life has been all about. I have always enjoyed connecting with others. Sharing...


                  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...


                    Those Eyes

                    Buchan, Susan; 2013. Those eyes. That’s all I recognized at first. Those muddy brown eyes carefully following me into the...

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