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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Ringiti Island: A Challenge For HIV Services

Penner, Jeremy; 2012. I retumed to the mainland from Ringiti Island this afternoon. Ringiti is a small island on Lake…


    9 Months in Pincher – Blew Me Away

    Withrana, Dinesh; 2012. I spent 9 months of my clerkship in Pincher Creek, Alberta, completing mandatory rotations in...


      A Beautiful Gift

      Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...


        A Patient Experience From A Physician’s Perspective - Why Narrative Is Essential In Medicine

        Dash, Megan; 2012. During my first night in the hospital I looked around the ER. I was sitting in a hospital gown with an IV running what felt like...


          Things are not always what they seem

          Persson, Megan; 2012. As a family medicine graduate, I have enjoyed a diverse practice that has included ICU work, locums, both...


            Don't Judge a Patient by her Chart

            Hnatiuk, Melanie; 2013. I had spent my first year in practice doing locums, and then having a…


              Room Number Ten

              Hoffart, Kaili; 2013. The day started out just like every one of my other Obstetrics call shifts as the off-service Family Medicine Resident. I met the team to round on the…


                History and Physical

                Genuis, Katrina; 2013. Bike helmet off, nametag on. Rush through the doors of the family practice office, through the hallway of doors to the back room. Quick…


                  The Art of Medicine

                  Guirguis, Mariam; 2013. I knew a person who started dying before they started living. Well, truthfully, I never met this person. But I knew…


                    No More

                    Nathwani, Shahana; 2013. She squeezed my hand and said “No more tests dear, no more”. We were rushing…

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