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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Ordinary warriors

Goodwin, Beverly J; 2008. "Oh, it's nothing special, Doctor…" she said, almost shyly. "I just thought that, as a young woman, you should have something like...

2008

    Are we over-doctoring? Thoughts on bedside manner

    MacKean, Peter R; 2008. Twenty-four years ago, fresh out of a family medicine residency and eager to apply my trade, I entered a previously established practice in a...

    2008

      The boy from Dillon

      Nicholls, Vaughan A; 2007. It was February 1986 - I arrived in Ile a La Crosse in North Western Saskatchewan. I was one of a group of five doctors...

      2008

        Don’t call me Doctor

        Suss, Roger; 2007. Many years ago, as a young family doctor, I recall being hesitant about how best to...

        2008

        L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

        Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

        2008

          Winnie's expectations

          Edworthy, John; 2008. My story starts on a regular day in my office. Before starting to see patients I was going through my mail and phone messages. Right on top was...

          2008

            The power of counter-transference

            Yaffe, Mark; 2008. Mrs. S. was a 69 year old, English-speaking, well-functioning, lean, tall woman with a quiet, reserved, and somewhat stoic manner who had entered my practice because...

            2008

              Need for Placement

              Ramachandran, Sumitha; 2008. Hospital work can be an exhilarating change from the monotony of an outpatient practice. I anticipate my two weeks...

              2008

                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

                  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
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