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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    Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, MDCM

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints, Patient Care, Women in Medicine, Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    By developing diagnostic tests, screening programs, and treatments for disorders once untreatable and poorly understood,…

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    David MacLennan, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    Dr. David MacLennan committed his career to exploring how calcium is regulated in the muscles and heart. After 30 years of tireless effort, he…

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    Charles Scriver, MD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    Known as the father of modern genetics in Quebec, Dr. Charles Scriver furthered our understanding of many childhood genetic disorders and…

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    Robert Salter, MD

    Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints, Global Health, Patient Care, Health and Medical Education & Training, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    As Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and later as Surgeon-in-Chief, Dr…

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    Douglas Harold Copp, MD

    Hormones, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    In 1961, Dr. Douglas Harold Copp's research into hormones led to the groundbreaking discovery of calcitonin, a hormone which regulates the level…

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