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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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

    10D

    Cusack, Erin; 2014. the pictures ... almost break me ... happy days ... birthday parties ... kids smiling in colorful t-shirts ... the little girls I didn’t know she had ... life being lived ... she’s only twenty-six ...  

    2014

      11/11

      Cuberovic, Nick; 2014. Late internship. I was ready to throw in the towel after years of adversity. The hallway clock above the ICU door showed eleven minutes before the...

      2014

        28 Hour Socks

        Copeland, Joseph E; 2008. I know, I know: you’re not supposed to wear your socks for 28 hours. In the polite world, in the southern world, in Vancouver or Ottawa or Montreal, you...

        2008

          43 Minutes

          Ching, Jody; 2012. While on general hospital call one evening, I was asked to lay eyes on an elderly lady who was in particularly bad shape. She had just…

          2012

          90 is the new 30

          Lipari, Steven; 2010. The case seemed straightforward: a man broke his right ankle after a skydiving jump. He had...

          2010

            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.

            2015

              A Beautiful Gift

              Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...

              2012

                A Career in a Word

                Sargent, Randall; 2010. Duke Ellington's word is "swing."  For Hendrix it was "hip."  Obama ran on "hope." And Schweitzer chose to "give." 

                2010

                  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
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