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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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

    Listening

    Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

    2007

      Holding hands

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

      2007

        Home visiting

        Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...

        2007

          Gift in barbed wire?

          Shapiro, Marla; 2007. Work-life balance and work-life harmony are concepts that elude so many of us, despite the fact that, as physicians, we are always...

          2007

          Together

          Patey, Paul; 2007. The slot on the wall outside the room has two charts, which I briefly examine. I know this beautiful couple well. David is 91, Susan...

          2007

            Ma’s story. Finding superhero power

            Loewen, Ann; 2007. I had been in practice somewhat less than a year when one of my patients was diagnosed with...

            2007

            More than a job. Facing difficult realities in northern Canada.

            Minorgan, Stephanie; 2007. I still clearly remember one of my first visits as a family physician to a small Native* community in northern...

            2007

            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...

            2007

            The burden of not knowing

            Smith, Beverley; 2007. Family doctors know a lot. That is what my patients tell me. Some of the specialists I know tell me...

            2007
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