Discovery Day in Health Sciences Keynote Lecture Library

Watch captivating keynote lectures from past Discovery Day events.

University of Manitoba 2023

You Are the Medicine

Sheila Peters MD
Family Physician and Primary Care Advisor

Discovery Day North in Central Canada 2022

Life is a Puzzle:
My Journey to Medical School 

Anchaleena Mandal
2021 CMHF Award Recipient

Hamilton Health Sciences at McMaster University 2022

Art + Technology + Medicine = ? 

Kay Wu, MD
2021 CMHF Award Recipient

Memorial University of Newfoundland 2022

Show Yourself

Andrew Robart
2021 CMHF Award Recipient

NOSM University 2022

Lessons From the Front Lines of the Opiate Crisis

Tara J. Leary, MD
Regional Addictions Physician Lead, Operational Engagement, Health Sciences North Medical Director of CME and Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine


Western University 2022

Can We Stack the Deck: Using Imaging Data to Guide Clinical Decision Making

Pencilla Lang, MD PhD & Sarah Mattonen, PhD

University of Calgary 2021

Resistance and (Re)Connection 

Lyndsay Crowshoe, MD
Associate Professor & Assistant Dean, Department of Family Medicine & Indigenous, Local and Global Health Office, University of Calgary

Dalhousie University 2021

What Affects Our Health

Noni MacDonald, MD
Professor, Paediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Global Health, Vaccinology, and MicroResearch, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine

McGill University & The Neuro 2021

Don't Believe, Just Seek

Sheetal Pundir, MD PhD 
2020 CMHF Award Recipient

Université d'Ottawa 2021

Vivre avec la démence – un défi de taille

Annie Robitaille PhD1

University of Ottawa 2021

My Journey to Becoming a Public Health Doctor

Douglas Manuel, MD

Distinguished Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Health Research Institute
Senior Core Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Hamilton Health Sciences at McMaster University 2021

My Journey as a Biostatistician

Lehana Thabane, PhD
Vice President, Research at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Scientific Director of The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton

Memorial University of Newfoundland 2021

How to Marie Kondo Your University Experience 

Maggie O'Dea, MD
2019 CMHF Award Recipient

Queen's University 2021

I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I knew I wanted it to have meaning

Lynne-Marie Postovit, PhD 

Professor and Department Head, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Queen's University

NOSM 2021

Raise your hand if you wanna be a doctor. Don't worry, neither did I... at first. 

Naana Jumah, MD
Obstetrician-gynaecologist, Regional Cervical/Colposcopy Lead at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, NOSM Assistant Professor, and clinician researcher

McGill and The Neuro 2020

How You Got Your Face

Loydie Jerome Majewska, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

University of Calgary 2020

It's Never Too Early to Start Making Your Dreams a Reality

Branavan Manoranjan, MD PhD
2018 CMHF Award Recipient 

Université Laval 2020

l’Effet papillon

Julie F Thériault, MD
Chercheur associé, Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, CHUL

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute 2020

COVID-19: Public Health, Research and Careers at the Frontline

Srinivas Murthy, MD

Dalhousie University 2020

My Kids Call Me 'Diarrhea Doc'

Gaynor Watson-Creed, MSc MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University 

University of Manitoba 2020

What Are Your P-L-A-N-S?

Nathan Coleman, MD

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards.

This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.