Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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After a short period of practice in Toronto, Dr. Bagshaw went to Hamilton to substitute for a female doctor who was on vacation. Liking the city so much, she moved there and began her 70 year career...
2007 Inductee
Born and raised in Quebec City, Dr. Dussault received his medical degree at Université Laval before embarking on a research career as a fellow in endocrinology at the University of Toronto and the...
2007 Inductee
Félix d’Hérelle applied a single-minded enthusiasm and scientific thoroughness to every new challenge. Records from his first assignment on behalf of the Government of Canada to explore the...
2007 Inductee
At age 17, near the end of World War II, Tulving escaped his native Estonia before it was occupied by the Soviet Union. In 1949 he immigrated to Canada. After a short stint as a farmhand near London...
2007 Inductee
David H. Hubel moved to Montreal at the age of three where he was raised and eventually graduated from McGill University with degrees in mathematics, physics, and medicine. Dr. Hubel has taught and...
2006 Inductee
Starting in 1931, the “McEachern Study Committee” reported to the CMA on the lack of national attention being given to cancer diagnosis and treatment in Canada. These problems included a shortage of...
2006 Inductee
Dr. Ian McWhinney founded the Graduate Studies Program in Family Medicine at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Dr. McWhinney also established the Centre for Studies in Family...
2006 Inductee
Dr. Pawson's ground-breaking studies have focused on the signals that are transmitted between cells in the human body and how this forms a pattern of communication. By understanding cellular...
2006 Inductee
Dr. Selye’s initial discovery of the stress syndrome was based on the demonstration that the body nonspecifically responded in virtually the same way to various innocuous stimuli or stressors. During...
2006 Inductee
Oswald Theodore Avery moved to the United States at age 10 when his father, a Baptist Minister, became a pastor at a New York City church. He received his education in New York, and entered general...
2004 Inductee
John Geral FitzGerald, “Canada’s Public Health Visionary”, was the eldest son of a pharmacist of Irish lineage. At age 16 he left home for the University of Toronto Medical School, graduating in 1903...
2004 Inductee

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