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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Patey, Paul; 2007. The elderly in Newfoundland outports are often known and referred to as "aunt" or "uncle" by the entire community, not...

2007

    Asclepius’ second chance

    Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

    2007

    Together

    Patey, Paul; 2007. The slot on the wall outside the room has two charts, which I briefly examine. I know this beautiful couple well. David is 91, Susan...

    2007

      Memories of Christmas past

      Parsons, Wanda L.; 2007. The cardboard box in my basement doesn’t look any different from the other cardboard boxes labeled...

      2007

      The extra mile

      Meili, Ryan; 2007. Early one prairie winter morning, my cell phone woke me by rattling on my bedside table. It was a concerned...

      2007

      Continuity

      Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...

      2008

        Ce bureau qui nous sépare

        Khattabi, Mona; 2008. La médecine ne nous enseigne pas tout. Il y a ces choses qu'on apprend à travers nos expériences en tant que médecin. Il y a ces...

        2008

          Grand-Doctoring Christina

          Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

          2008

            A Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

            Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

            2008

              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...

              2008
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