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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Surprise

Dickson, R. C.; 2008. Since semi-retirement a couple of years ago, I have been doing short and long locums in a variety of practices. I try to keep...

2008

    A very sad case

    Edworthy, John; 2008. It was a routine day, a regular office. I picked up the chart and glanced at the nurses note which read "fever and cough". This was a young, healthy, 27...

    2008

      Need for Placement

      Ramachandran, Sumitha; 2008. Hospital work can be an exhilarating change from the monotony of an outpatient practice. I anticipate my two weeks...

      2008

        Six Weeks

        Keyzer, Yvonne; 2008. It took six weeks. Six weeks of checking her belt for the pager. Six weeks of reaching behind her as she sat down to catch the pager before it fell into the...

        2008

          A Challenging Encounter

          Koh, Denise; 2008. “Hi there! I’m Dr. K. How can I help you?,” I asked the two women as I entered the room at the busy north end walk-in-clinic and...

          2008

            The healer, the warrior, and the technician.

            Bardai, Zahra; 2008. Never in my wildest dreams had I imagined that I would return to another year of...

            2008

            For My Children

            Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

            2008

              Timely Lessons on Humanity and Professionalism

              Stewart, Brad; 2008. It surprises me sometimes how adaptable the human mind is, but how slowly sometimes we get to a new point of equilibrium and even contentment with change. Here I find myself with...

              2008

                Doctoring in Italia

                Tura, Alfredo; 2008. I would like to recount my experiences as a young medical doctor after graduating from the University of Pisa, one of the earliest and most...

                2008

                  On Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Dementia

                  Neilson, Shane; 2009. I’m telling you what you cannot understand. I wonder if we are lost, or merely waylaid; where the ultimate question, and your smile belies years receding into perfection...

                  2009
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