Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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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
In 1988, Lalonde received the World Health Organization Medal for his exceptional contribution to health policy, and in 2002, he was selected by the Pan America Health Organization as one of eleven...
2004 Inductee
Following a three year Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, LeClair returned to Canada to practice Internal Medicine and was active in numerous professional offices and medical,...
2004 Inductee
McCulloch received his MD from The University of Toronto in 1948. Upon graduation, he began his education in research at the Lister Institute in London, England. In 1957 he joined the newly formed...
2004 Inductee
Dr. Till completed his BSc and MSc in physics at the University of Saskatchewan, undertaking some of his early work with Dr. Harold Johns. His postdoctoral fellowship brought him to the University of...
2004 Inductee
Feindel completed his MD at McGill University and, after completing his PhD in neuroanatomy at Oxford University and his neurosurgical residency in Montreal, Dr. Feindel worked for two years together...
2003 Inductee

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