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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Miracles happen. The story of Amber.

Shah, Nathubhai; 2013. In 2002, I was the ER physician at the Cornwall Community Hospital in Cornwall. A seven-year-old…


    The Mermaid

    Siy, Anna-Kristen; 2013. 0237h. The phone summons me from my cocoon of hospital blankets. First year of residency, first night alone in-house in this…


      The Giant Quilt

      Wang, Angela; 2013. Stories in family medicine, where do I begin? Prior to medical school, I was working on my graduate degree in…


        Self esteem issues of a family physician

        Wenzel-Smith, Gisela; 2013. In my almost 20 years as a doctor, I have asked myself repeatedly, if I did the right thing in becoming a…


          If I didn't tell Mommy

          Shajan, Ahmed; 2013. Nights in "the unit" were often filled with an exciting concoction of terror and adventure. The thought of…


            An Unfinished Story

            Blau, Elaine; 2013. He was an aging-­‐fast, truck driver with a very old, beaten up, fightin’ kind of...


              To heal or to cure?

              Al-Imari, Lina; 2013. During my clerkship as a medical student, I rotated from one setting to another on a daily basis like I was going through...



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


                  Dog Days Of Summer

                  Caldwell, Paul; 2013. My dog died. That's different if you're a physician. It's a late summer evening, the sun sinking low, but still warm enough that...


                    Cinq regards sur la mort

                    Demers, Vincent; 2013. À mon arrivée à son chevet, il était obnubilé, moribond. Une gazométrie artérielle témoignait...

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