Stories In Family Medicine

 Congrats    
 
2014 Award Winners    

Of the AMS-Mimi Divinsky Award for History and Narrative in Family Medicine

Only Life
Chang, Ruoh-Yeng. For a story written in English by a family physician. 

Mission
Pelletier, Jacques. For a story written in French by a family physician.

Lessons in Teaching
Aulakh, Amandev. For a story from a family medicine resident or medical student.

     

 




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.

Please contribute your stories and historical narrative accounts of Canadian family medicine.  Creative Commons Copyright.   

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                             AMS / Mimi Divinsky Award Winners



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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

                  A Beautiful Gift

                  Francis, George; 2012. My favourite part about paediatric rotations is being present at deliveries. Most deliveries are a...

                  2012
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