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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false 2014-11-12 , 9 :00 ICD 573   I shut the office door.                                     There is a 18.2 x 14.7 x 12.5 cm solid mass I pulled the shades                                          occupying almost the entire right lobe of I stood naked in the mirror

Nov. 12, 2014

    100 year flood...Say What!?

    Woodley, Kristine; 2014. The floods of 2013 brought about many emotions for all of those affected. As a second year family medicine resident, thrilled to be saying ‘its my...

    2014

      10D

      Cusack, Erin; 2014. the pictures ... almost break me ... happy days ... birthday parties ... kids smiling in colorful t-shirts ... the little girls I didn’t know she had ... life being lived ... she’s only twenty-six ...  

      2014

        11/11

        Cuberovic, Nick; 2014. Late internship. I was ready to throw in the towel after years of adversity. The hallway clock above the ICU door showed eleven minutes before the...

        2014

          19h45

          Gagne, Mirika; 2012. Ce soir, pour la première fois, j’ai constaté la mort. Pas la mort...

          2012

            25 ans en quelques mots

            Brisson, Michel; 2013. Le désir de transmettre la vie, de se prolonger dans une descendance devient une évidence, une certitude...

            2013

              28 Hour Socks

              Copeland, Joseph E; 2008. I know, I know: you’re not supposed to wear your socks for 28 hours. In the polite world, in the southern world, in Vancouver or Ottawa or Montreal, you...

              2008

                43 Minutes

                Ching, Jody; 2012. While on general hospital call one evening, I was asked to lay eyes on an elderly lady who was in particularly bad shape. She had just…

                2012

                9 Months in Pincher – Blew Me Away

                Withrana, Dinesh; 2012. I spent 9 months of my clerkship in Pincher Creek, Alberta, completing mandatory rotations in...

                2012

                  90 is the new 30

                  Lipari, Steven; 2010. The case seemed straightforward: a man broke his right ankle after a skydiving jump. He had...

                  2010
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