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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Returning to residency

Aalamian, Armand; 2003. We are never going to make a surgeon out of you, the way you...

2003

Loss of innocence

Yiu, Stella; 2003. The medical student looked shaken as she emerged from a patient’s room. “Are you...

2003

My mentor, my friend.

Abdulla, Alykhan S; 2008. I have had the good fortune to meet and be influenced by many great...

2004

When things go wrong

Campbell, John; 2005. As family medicine residents practising both within our discipline and on off-service rotations, we all have the opportunity to experience the...

2005

The music lesson

Patey, Paul; 2007. I complete the death certificate and sign it. Then to the medical student, Lori, I say, "Let's...

2007

    In the aftermath of the tsunami

    Bhayana, Bhooma; 2007. The devastation wrought in Asia by the tsunami of December 26, 2004, has become irreversibly imprinted on our collective consciousness. There was a massive...

    2007

    Just family

    Giles, Sarah; 2007. You’re just doing family medicine? Is that residency really going to give you enough training to do anything useful?

    2007

    Listening

    Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

    2007

      Confidence and humility. Our challenge to develop both during residency

      Kerr, Jonathan; 2007. Confidence: self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities. Humility: a humble...

      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
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