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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    John Dirks, MD

    Global Health, Leadership in Organizational Development, Genitourinary Tract

    Dr. John H. Dirks has elevated Canadian science and education to unprecedented heights, particularly in transforming the Gairdner Foundation…

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    Charles Huggins, MD


    As a pioneer in hormonal research, Dr. Charles Huggins made ground-breaking inroads into one of the most difficult problems in medicine, cancer…

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    Jacques Genest, MD

    Hormones, Genitourinary Tract, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Jacques Genest became the pre-eminent Canadian investigator of the cause and treatment of high blood pressure. He also became a champion of…

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