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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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...

2010

    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...

    2010

      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...

      2010

        The Clerk and the Appointment List

        Hinz, Laura; 2009.  The appointment list in a Family Medicine clinic is always a bit of a gamble- sometimes you get a presenting complaint that you feel confident with, and you can’t help but smile knowing that finally you will be able to...

        2009

          Some Wonderful Day

          Hughes, Carol; 2009. My four children bounced into the kitchen from different directions as I dropped groceries and mail onto the counter. “Hey guys, any more...

          2009

            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.

            2009

              Guardian Angel at the Flophouse

              Crowshoe Morgan, Melanie; 2009. “S-I-G-E-C-A-P-S” I wrote on the board so my little group of first year medical students could copy down the old pneumonic to remind them of...

              2009

                The Human Touch

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

                2009

                  Call

                  Fong, Harmon; 2009.   Hey it's Harmon the resident returning a page. Okay, I'm coming down...

                  2009

                  The diary of an immigrant family physician

                  Saieed, Kamila; 2009.  I am one of the IMGs who came to Canada following their dreams of a peaceful life. I am originally from Egypt...

                  2009
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