Meet our Laureates

Six Canadian medical heroes are inducted annually into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Their work may be a single meritorious contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments.  Pioneers in their field, they are role models of excellence in health in Canada and the world.

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    Gordon Guyatt, MD

    Evidence-based Medicine & Clinical Trials, Patient Care

    Gordon Guyatt is among the earliest and most effective champions of the transformative advance in health care known as Evidence-Based Medicine …

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    May Cohen, MD

    Patient Care, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Women in Medicine

    May Cohen has championed the unique concerns of women in medicine and pioneered the inclusion of women’s health in medical education.

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    Sir Charles Tupper, MD

    Patient Care, Leadership in Organizational Development, The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Health Policy

    After 13 years as a practicing physician, Sir Charles Tupper turned his sights to political service and rose to become the only physician to…

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    Mark Wainberg, PhD

    Global Health, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Patient Care, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity

    Mark Wainberg’s research and advocacy around access to AIDS treatment are acknowledged to have helped save millions of lives.

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    David Naylor, MD DPhil

    Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health Policy

    Accomplished physician-scientist C. David Naylor is broadly recognized for his visionary and extensive contributions to health research, education…

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    Michael Bliss, PhD

    Health & Humanities, Health and Medical Education & Training

    One of Canada’s eminent medical historians, Michael Bliss chronicled Canada’s heritage of medical research, health care, and scientific…

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    Judith G. Hall, MD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Leadership in Organizational Development, Women in Medicine

    For over four decades, Dr. Judith Hall has been at the international forefront of genetic and pediatric research.

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    Julio S.G. Montaner, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Global Health, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Dr. Julio Montaner is a determined and passionate visionary whose life work has directly contributed to stopping HIV and AIDS around the world

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    Bernard Langer, MD

    Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Bernard Langer is recognized as a true innovator, gifted surgeon and respected teacher whose reputation for clinical excellence was unsurpassed…

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