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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Pereles, Lauretta; 2014. “Can you take a 1st year resident for some nursing home experience?’” I mentally flip through my morning: there was an admission conference, a couple of...


    100 year flood...Say What!?

    Woodley, Kristine; 2014. The floods of 2013 brought about many emotions for all of those affected. As a second year family medicine resident, thrilled to be saying ‘its my...


      Le karma de la pagette

      Volpato, Jordan; 2014. Depuis le début de ma résidence, je vis toujours une certaine anxiété en pensant à mon téléavertisseur lorsque je suis de garde la nuit à l’hôpital. Si certains réussissent...


        Mrs Jones' final lesson

        Martyniak, Karolina; 2014.  Some of life’s experiences can be explained with words to such precision, that a listener can internalize the true essence of the moment without ever having lived it. When I was learning how to throw on the...


          First Lesson

          Aoki, Katherine; 2014. Two weeks into my clerkship rotation in family medicine, I found myself preparing to start a stretch on hospital service. I was ready for a...


            Positive Scarf Sign

            Reid, Joanne; 2014. Positive Scarf Sign. Finally….all settled into my Family Medicine clerkship rotation. Surgery done (Thank God!). Internal done. Pediatrics down. Obstetrics and gynecology over. Psych just finished. Now, onto my...


              Only Life

              Chang, Ruoh-Yeng; 2014. She was 20 years old with a new palliative diagnosis of cancer. The wedding was called off because she didn't want him to be a...


              Reflections on Knowledge

              McClenaghan, Heather; 2014. We are in an era of patient-centered medicine in which we strive to communicate information to patients so that they may make informed decisions for themselves. Yet no matter how hard we try...


                Lost Soul

                Gray, Donovan; 2014. Arun was my organic chemistry lab partner back in pre-med ... Fortunately for me, I got to work with Arun.


                  I have often told this story

                   Chiche More, Dalhia; 2014. I have often told this story. Not because I am arrogant, not because it is so unique but mostly because it has a message: A message for medical students...

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