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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Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2009.  I had just experienced one of the most significant periods in my life, the birth of my second child. Part of me was sad to return back to work as I had so enjoyed the time with my children. My patients had...

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    Rosaceae

    Jayarajan, Meera; 2009.   The baby belonged to her uncle.  There were rumours of an overdose, a failed hanging attempt and a newly discovered pregnancy.  She was circling the drain...

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      Elton John et le roi lion avaient bien raison

      Landry, Simon-Pierre; 2009.  Le dimanche est ennuyeux parce qu’il est dimanche pour tout le monde. Georges Perros, Extrait de En vue d’un éloge de la paresse.

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        Une Femme Morte

        LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. Une femme Morte. / Et moi qui entre / Devant elle / Un regard, en fait deux...

        2009

          The Human Touch

          LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. What a day... / What a day full of feelings, thoughts, / Frightening ideas... / Moments of personal growth...

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            On Call on Mother's Day

            McKee, Nora; 2009. You must admit being “on call” is one of the challenging aspects of being a family physician. It is one of those duties where the...

            2009

              The worried well

              Lenny, Adam; 2009. One of my least favourite types of patient is the worried well. Treating them seems to me like a bottomless pit of meaningless medicine, with little progress or...

              2009

                Catch and Release

                Baker, Wayne; 2009. It was the end of another gruelling Saturday morning office, and I was ready to go home. Visions of a peaceful drive home along beneath the...

                2009

                  Hugs Are Free

                  Cho, Helen; 2009. She was the first appointment of the day. I had asked the receptionist the day before to fit her in before the rest of my other appointments since I...

                  2009

                    Amelia

                    Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

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