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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false 2014-11-12 , 9 :00 ICD 573   I shut the office door.                                     There is a 18.2 x 14.7 x 12.5 cm solid mass I pulled the shades                                          occupying almost the entire right lobe of I stood naked in the mirror

Nov. 12, 2014

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    Cusack, Erin; 2014. the pictures ... almost break me ... happy days ... birthday parties ... kids smiling in colorful t-shirts ... the little girls I didn’t know she had ... life being lived ... she’s only twenty-six ...  

    2014

      25 ans en quelques mots

      Brisson, Michel; 2013. Le désir de transmettre la vie, de se prolonger dans une descendance devient une évidence, une certitude...

      2013

        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

          A Cherished Moment

          Bursey, Tiffany; 2012. We initially met early in the first trimester of her pregnancy, while I was still a medical student doing a...

          2012

            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

              A few tears

              Robinson, Helen; 2013. After working over 25 years in family medicine it never ceases to amaze me how…

              2013

                A golden moment

                Thomson, Tracy; 2012. There was a familiar smoky smell in the morning as I began shoveling my way to...

                2012

                  A Meditation on Grief

                  Doraty, Megan; 2012. My patient’s room was an oasis – photographs and framed pictures on the walls, dragonflies...

                  2012

                    A Quiet Brain

                    Phillips, Laura; 2012.  I used to see him in the office only once or twice a year. Then two years ago his psychiatrist...

                    2012
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