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.

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

Rest in peace 
Story of the Month:
If I didn't tell mommy 
by Ahmed Shajan

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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

              A Better Me

              Saveland, Christine; 2013. Prior to starting maternity leave from my Family Medicine residency, I had parenting all figured out. When on my…

              2013

                A Career in a Word

                Sargent, Randall; 2010. Duke Ellington's word is "swing."  For Hendrix it was "hip."  Obama ran on "hope." And Schweitzer chose to "give." 

                2010

                  A case of deception

                  Knapp, John E.; Many fascinating events occurred during my years in practice, but I would like to report the one that I feel was the most...

                  2008
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