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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Elton John et le roi lion avaient bien raison

Landry, Simon-Pierre; 2009.  Le dimanche est ennuyeux parce qu’il est dimanche pour tout le monde. Georges Perros, Extrait de En vue d’un éloge de la paresse.


    The Human Touch

    LeBlanc, Anne-Marie; 2009. What a day... / What a day full of feelings, thoughts, / Frightening ideas... / Moments of personal growth...


      My First Death: Part 2

      Noble-Wohlgemut, Matthew; 2010. I check his pupils, as before. Blown: fixed and dilated. I glance at the clock. Spread before me, the paramedics and nurses do chest compressions, fiddle with IVs, wait. “Hold compressions”, I say. I check for...


        Family Medicine in 2020. A mysterious message received by my iPhone, dated July 7 2020

        Leung, Lawrence; 2010. You don’t know me. We need help. Let me explain. I am a Family Physician in Levobridge, Ontario. I have practised since 1990 and I take care of 25,000 in this township. Complying with the World...


          Ringer’s and Rice Water

          Moore, Simon; 2010. I think I’m ready. I’ve seen photos of rice-water diarrhea in a textbook years ago. I’ve seen photos and videos of the very clinic where we’ll be working, and I’ve even learned a few...


            Don’t Give Up on Your Dream

            Dodds, Mark; 2010. Did you know…? Each year there are approximately 11, 000 applications to medical schools in Canada. Only 1 in 5 applicants will be accepted. Where...


              The Hospital Rotation

              Juery, Pierre; 2010. Here we go again, the first day of my yearly hospital rotation as a staffman, supervising the residents on the floor. I must admit I have mixed feelings: apprehension regarding my diminishing abilities as a...


                Lessons in Sioux Lookout

                Siu, Winnie; 2010. I spent most of the month of January very far from my climate zone and very far from my comfort zone in the northern Ontario town of Sioux Lookout.


                  Daddy’s Little Girl

                  Chow, Vickie; 2010.  I must have counted 87 tongue depressors in that jar on the counter of the room as I sat wearing my...


                    Reflections. Nobody told me there would be days like these…

                    Abdulla, Alykhan S; 2010. After years of developing my family medicine practice in rural Ontario and growing a young family, I...

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