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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Comforting memories: comforting people

Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...


    Commandant malgré moi

    Audet, Nicole; 2014.  Rouyn-Noranda, un samedi soir à l’urgence.  Le directeur de la santé publique m’appelle pour m’annoncer qu’une explosion vient de se produire dans la salle d’attente...



      Singh, Barinder; 2013. The young pretty secretary had patients lined up in an immaculately clean clinic. She was...


        Confessions of a Listener

        Thompson, Jannette; 2010. I am a compulsive listener. I know every detail of my husband’s politics laden work life and the names of all the...


          Confidence and humility. Our challenge to develop both during residency

          Kerr, Jonathan; 2007. Confidence: self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities. Humility: a humble...


          Connective Tissues

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


            Consider My Heartstrings Tugged

            Zmudzinski, Marta; 2014. A few days ago I had one of the most moving experiences of my life while I was at my preceptor’s office. I was asked to interview a patient...



              Martin, Louise; 2008. Ahhh - the wondrous and inexplicable joy of long term involvement with local community general practice obstetrics : I have just come home from a lovely...



                Schwartz, Ros; 2007. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the taking of action despite fear. Half awake she...


                Cradle to grave.

                Hilbert, Christin; 2008. It was the mid-nineties when I hung out my Family practice shingle. As one of the few...

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