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 Doctor and the Con

Rockman, Patricia; 2008. I am a family practice intern when C sits across from me, desk between us, at our first meeting. He is direct and his gaze does not move from...

2008

    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...

    2008

      The Oinkment

      Gibson, Rick; 2008. Monday. Mid-afternoon. I'd spent the last week at a medical error conference. In my absence, every patient...

      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

                  The Desire to Live

                  Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

                  2008

                    Forgiveness

                    Mousa, Ahmadi Elaheh; 2008.  One day while I was working in the family medicine clinic, my colleague asked me if I knew the next patient. I looked at the list; it was a new patient, a case of...

                    2008
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