Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Health Leadership

Dr. Goldbloom achieved international recognition as a pioneer of family participation in the care of hospitalized children, having introduced one of the first Care-by-Parent Units in Canada.  He...
2017 Inductee
The clarity and compassion of his defense of medicare deserve to be remembered:As a society, [we] are aware that the trauma of illness, the pain of surgery, the slow decline to death, are burdens...
2017 Inductee
Co-author of more than 300 scholarly publications spanning multiple medical fields, inaugural governor of the new Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Naylor has worked tirelessly to improve...
2016 Inductee
Dr. Tupper later held leadership roles in the growing city of Halifax as chief medical officer, as a member of the surgical staff of the provincial and city hospital, and as president of the Medical...
2016 Inductee
Combining scientific excellence with a social conscience on a global scale, Dr. Wainberg’s research and collaborations are acknowledged as having helped save millions of lives. Dr. Wainberg served as...
2016 Inductee
Dr. Bernstein returned to Canada in 1974 to join the faculty of the Ontario Cancer Institute. In 1985, he was appointed to the new Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital in...
2015 Inductee
Upon completion of his medical degree, Dr. Langer completed postgraduate surgical training in Toronto, Houston and Boston.  He joined the Toronto General Hospital as a staff surgeon in 1963 and...
2015 Inductee
Dr. McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario and won a scholarship to the University of Toronto at 16. He did his residency at the Toronto General Hospital and worked for a short period at Johns Hopkins...
2015 Inductee
In 1981, Dr. Montaner joined UBC and completed his postgraduate and residency training.  As a young internist, he treated some of the earliest cases of AIDS in Canada.Since 1998, he has been the...
2015 Inductee
Dr. Sinclair graduated from the University of Toronto, Ontario Veterinary College (DVM and VS) in 1958, where continued studies led to a masters of science in agriculture in 1960. Dr. Sinclair...
2015 Inductee
Dr. Mackenzie received his BSc in 1927 and MD in 1932 from Dalhousie University and was honored as one of two Malcolm Honor Society Medal Winners. He began surgery training at McGill then moved to...
2014 Inductee
Dr. Naimark received his medical degree in 1957 from The University of Manitoba. He joined the faculty of medicine as an assistant professor in 1963 and in three short years he became the head of the...
2013 Inductee

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