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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    William Gallie, MD

    Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Referred to as “surgery’s William Osler,” Dr. William Gallie revolutionized surgical training in Canada.

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    Gustave Gingras, MD

    Service Abroad, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Health Policy, Leadership in Organizational Development, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    Dr. Gustave Gingras graduated from the University of Montreal medical school in 1943 and would go on to become one of the greatest names in…

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    William T. Mustard, MD

    Heart & Vessels, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints

    William T. Mustard built a reputation as one of Canada’s great surgical pioneers and was instrumental in advancing the orthopaedic and cardiac…

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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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