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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Exodus. Why I limited my scope of practice

Manca, Donna P; 2007. The millennium brought many changes for family physicians, including, in my case, a decision to...



Fairman-Wright, M; 2010. I should have been prepared, my receptionist had told me the day before that she was coming in but as always the day was busy, and I didn’t realize until I...



    Chow, Jacqueline; 2013. The story didn’t play out in keeping with the patient’s expectations, my own expectations, nor even our mutual expectations. Mr. C seemed to be…



      Buchman, Sandy; 2013. I’m afraid, Marie. I’m afraid of what I know you might want of me now. But I am silent. And I listen to your eyes...


        Faces of family medicine: Peter Robbins MD CCFP FCFP

        Shane Neilson. Peter Robbins MD CCFP FCFP. Can Fam Physician January 2013 vol. 59 no. 1 ihc


        Faces of family medicine: Tanya Pentelichuk MD CCFP

        Shane Neilson. Tanya Pentelichuk MD CCFP. Can Fam Physician February 2013 vol. 59 no. 2 ihc


        Failure to cope

        Rastogi, Anjali; 2014. I arrived in Sioux Lookout the night before a 30cm snow storm. While I grumbled through the grey snow in Toronto's urban sprawl, the snow here was kind...


          Family Doctor Me

          Strong, Kendra; 2010. How do you know when you’re a family doctor? Not just a person's "Doctor”, but their family physician.  Is it the first time a patient...


            Family Medicine – Caring for patients beyond the clinic

            Asrar, Farhan; 2010. “At the clinic the patient makes an appointment to see you, At their home, the doctor has to make an appointment to see the patient”.


              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...

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