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 Blue Room

Suchak, Nayana; 2015. Years ago one of my colleagues decided to paint an exam room in our clinic a vivid azure blue.


    Hey, Stevie, do you have any good ones?(2)

    Fallis, Geordie; 2015. In high school, my sister-in-law, Nancy, went out with a tall handsome man named Steve. He studied Phys Ed at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario.


      The Yellow Canary

      Rappaport, Maureen; 2015. One of the things we cherish most in the practice of family medicine is the doctor-patient relationship but unlike the other things we do, this is something hard to measure.


        We Made a Deal

        Buchan, Susan; 2015. We made a deal. She would call me every other week from Fort McMurray. That was the agreement I finessed, the only viable option she would have for connection with someone in this world.


          A Boy, a bike and Bubble

          Kljajic, George; 2015. A few years ago, I worked as a general practitioner in the suburban areas 1700km north of Vancouver, in a small Aboriginal Community called New Aiyansh.


            To Trespass Invited

            Higgins, Gina; 2015. Layer on layer, silk over steel. Wary, but in the way of watchful caution rather than frightened shrinking.


              Dangerous Judgement

              Doko, Magbule; 2015. I printed my list and started rounds. I noticed that my 28 year old female patient with alcoholic cirrhosis had been transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) last night.


                Christmas Gifts

                Pereles, Lauretta; 2015. With the advent of December, a doctor usually can expect a flurry of Christmas cards and small gifts. I always feel awkward about these gifts.


                  Laisse passer le docteur

                  Charbonneau (Perry), Katerine; 2014. Me voilà, finissante en médecine familiale, soulagée de mettre la résidence derrière moi et un peu appréhensive envers ce qui m’attend comme nouveau...



                    false 2014-11-12 , 9 :00 ICD 573   I shut the office door.                                     There is a 18.2 x 14.7 x 12.5 cm solid mass I pulled the shades                                          occupying almost the entire right lobe of I stood naked in the mirror

                    Nov. 12, 2014
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