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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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

      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

          The diary of an immigrant family physician

          Saieed, Kamila; 2009.  I am one of the IMGs who came to Canada following their dreams of a peaceful life. I am originally from Egypt...

          2009

            The power of listening - Sooknanan

            Sooknanan, Avita; 2009.  It was in the midst of a busy family medicine clinic that I called in the next patient. As a new resident in the clinic, ...

            2009

              The Eye

              Emslie, Dorothy; 2009. One eye stares blankly toward an imagined horizon on the ceiling; a horizon of paneled tiles and glaring fluorescent wavelengths of light, of photons that cannot be captured by this...

              2009

                Return to Work

                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...

                2009

                  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
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