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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Assumptions

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...

2014

    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...

    2014

      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...

      2014

        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...

        2014

          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...

          2014

            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...

            2014

              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...

              2014

              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...

              2014

                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.

                2014

                  Residency. Our cynicism. Our struggle. Our silence.

                  Klein, David; 2014. She wheels her diabetic-hypertensive-blanket-covered-emaciated-centenarian body into clinic on oxygen tanks, fifteen minutes late. Arthritic hands clutching a crumpled piece paper—a problem list—triaged at...

                  2014
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