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 Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine.

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If I didn't tell Mommy

Shajan, Ahmed; 2013. Nights in "the unit" were often filled with an exciting concoction of terror and adventure. The thought of…


    Delivery in Canmore

    Yu, Yan; 2013. It was a beautiful autumn afternoon on the way to Canmore. On either side of the Trans-Canada, trees were…


      The Elephant Graveyard

      Sharma, Tanu; 2013. It was previously postulated that a fundamental feature differentiating human beings from other mammals was the propensity for…


        The Mermaid

        Siy, Anna-Kristen; 2013. 0237h. The phone summons me from my cocoon of hospital blankets. First year of residency, first night alone in-house in this…


          Connective Tissues

          Touchburn, André; 2013. "Esteemed colleagues, could I please ask for your attention?” Immediately, the physicians gathered around the banquet table fell silent…


            No More

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


              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…


                  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…

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