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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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...


    The Alternative Patient

    Smith, Stanley G; 2008. I recognized him immediately when he was shown into my office. I recalled that he was a freelance science writer, and had interviewed me about a year earlier regarding...


      Ignorance is Bliss

      Szymanska, Aleksandra; 2008. I had just gotten off the phone talking to a friend who was staying at a cheap motel in Atlanta. Thinking back to my own past cheap motel experiences, I asked him whether he had found yet any...


        Pinocchio's Wish

        Ruthnum, Mandy; 2008. It had been a typical workday for me ... ear infections, asthma, some depression counseling, a laceration to suture. And then I...


          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...


            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...


              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...


                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...


                  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...


                    Losing touch

                    McIlwain, Ray; 2008. Some years ago, once a month we would make a helicopter tour of the vast wilderness between Hwy 20 and Hwy 16, visiting the village of Kluskus, and stopping at many of the...

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