The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame laureates are Canadian citizens, living and posthumous, whose outstanding contributions to medicine and the health sciences have led to extraordinary improvements in human health. Their work may be a single meritorious contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments. Pioneers in their field, they are considered role models who inspire young Canadians to pursue careers in the health sciences.
To learn more about these amazing men and women, browse our growing list of laureates by name or by year of induction. Each profile includes a biographical sketch to enlighten you and a brief documentary to make their stories come alive!
To help celebrate the naming of our 2012 Inductees, a dozen of our laureates from past years were kind enough to share their views on the state of health care and health research in Canada. Click here to read the summary of their intriguing and insightful comments.
Please note: The biographical sketches of our laureates provided here were written based on information submitted at the time of nomination. Please contact us if you have any questions about the accuracy of the content or any significant updates to report.
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