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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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

    Sore Throats and Head Aches

    MacLeod, Bryan; 2008. "Why would you do an elective in family medicine? All you'll see is sore throats and head-aches ... ", he asked. We were beginning our...

    2008

      For My Children

      Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

      2008

        The Community in Family and Community Medicine

        Feldman, Kymm; 2008. Dr. Smart holds the print out of the abnormal result in her hand. This will take some time to sort through. She glances...

        2008

          DJimmy & Eva

          Seldon, Roger; 2008. Working one night in a remote time and place, I was called late at night to attend the Emergency Room in my capacity as 'doctor-on-call'. A psychotic, hallucinating male and a women with a...

          2008

            Lysander. The nature of heroism.

            The medical history we seek and the past we get to know reveal the richness of our patients. There was a crescendo hum as a black...

            2014

            La porte de sortie

            LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. Un pas vers votre porte de sortie / Chère que je ne connais pas / Pas encore / L’espace d’un instant...

            2009

              La dame mystérieuse

              Leblond, Caroline; 2009. Il y a des gens qui nous touchent et on ne sait pas trop pourquoi. C'était une journée comme plusieurs autres où je me demandais...

              2009

                Some days are very good

                Lyons, Paul; 2009. Although I'm sure this story will not win any awards, I am happy to tell it as the patient that makes the story just left the office. He is one half of a...

                2009

                  Alone

                  Olsen, Nancy; 2009.  Alone. We all hate that word whether we are physicians or patients. ...

                  2009
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