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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In the aftermath of the tsunami

Bhayana, Bhooma; 2007. The devastation wrought in Asia by the tsunami of December 26, 2004, has become irreversibly imprinted on our collective consciousness. There was a massive...

2007

It’s Tuesday so I must be in…Why I choose to act as a locum

Tepper, Joshua; 2007. Looking out the window of the 12-seat aircraft I soak in the vista of hundreds of small lakes, jagged edges of the Canadian...

2007

    Just family

    Giles, Sarah; 2007. You’re just doing family medicine? Is that residency really going to give you enough training to do anything useful?

    2007

    A little piece of skin

    Patey, Paul; 2007. Chop! Chop! The sharp little axe rapidly cut the frozen squid into bait size chunks. Alex looked forward to an evening of recreational...

    2007

      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...

      2007

        Daddy's hand

        Patey, Paul; 2007. Mommy sits and snugly hugs her daughter, age two-and-a-half. Daddy kneels on the floor with his strong right hand gently but firmly holding his...

        2007

          Precious

          Patey, Paul; 2007. Ahead of me in the widest corridor in the hospital I notice a baby carriage and three ladies, their attention...

          2007

            Something for baby

            Patey, Paul; 2007. Jim and Betty are busily phoning the good news. Nearby I am making an entry into Betty's chart: a record of the delivery, immediate...

            2007

              The Afghan tailor

              Howard, Courtney; 2007. My last patient to see before I could leave was the Afghan tailor. I’d saved him until the end of my morning because he was...

              2007

                Four more words

                Patey, Paul; 2007. "I'm worried about me legs." Ben is a 70-year-old fisherman, still sturdy, but concerned. I look: the skin between his ankles and his knees is certainly...

                2007
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