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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    Peter Macklem, MD

    Lungs, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Lungs

    One of Canada’s greatest pulmonary physicians, clinician-scientists and original thinkers, Dr. Peter T. Macklem forever changed the face of…

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    Lap-Chee Tsui, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    Lap-Chee Tsui is an innovator, mentor and role model who stands as a true giant in the field of human genetics and whose work led to the discovery…

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    Terry Fox

    Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Terry Fox’s courage and resolve have made innovative cancer research possible and inspired countless millions around the world.

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    F. Clarke Fraser, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Spanning the fields of science and medicine, Dr. F. Clarke Fraser was one of the creators of the discipline of medical genetics in North America,…

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    Paul David, MD

    Heart & Vessels, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health Policy

    Dr. Paul David is considered Quebec's Father of Cardiology. An exceptional cardiologist with a pioneering spirit, Dr. David established the…

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    Albert Aguayo, MD

    Brain & Mind

    As a highly-skilled researcher and visionary thinker, Dr. Aguayo's regenerative neuroscience research successfully…

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    John Bienenstock, MD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training

    Considered one of the fathers of mucosal immunology, Dr. Bienenstock has made outstanding contributions to the Canadian and international…

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    Jonathan Meakins, MD

    Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Jonathan Meakins was a brilliant investigator and innovative leader who made enduring contributions to McGill’s medical school and medical…

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    D. Lorne Tyrrell, MD PhD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell spent his youth helping on the family farm before pursuing a career in medicine where he has saved the lives of thousands of…

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