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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Birth and death

Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

2008

    Ordinary warriors

    Goodwin, Beverly J; 2008. "Oh, it's nothing special, Doctor…" she said, almost shyly. "I just thought that, as a young woman, you should have something like...

    2008

      Night shift con

      Johns, Christine Ruth; 2008. On an Emergency Room night shift I met a 27 year old from four hours up the transcanada highway. He lives there with his mom in a...

      2008

        Thanks for listening. Or, one-line summary be damned.

        Kaplan-Myrth, Nili; 2008. In three weeks I will be a doctor. It is my second time. The first time I became a doctor I was trained to spend hours...

        2008

          Miracles do happen…

          McCann, David G. C; 2008. As a Family Physician in rural practice for most of the last 20 years, I have strived to provide...

          2008

            An Indelible Impression

            Goel, Ritika; 2008. I met Claudia within the first month of my residency at St. Michael’s Hospital. Being the new resident on my block rotation meant that every...

            2008

              No More Thursdays

              Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

              2008

                Lilly

                Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

                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

                    Sore Throats and Head Aches

                    MacLeod, Bryan; 2008. "Why would you do an elective in family medicine? All you'll see is sore throats and head-aches ... ", he asked. We were beginning our...

                    2008
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