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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    Noni E. MacDonald, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Women in Medicine, Global Health, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Forged inspiring new paths in preventing and treating paediatric infectious disease

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    Allison McGeer, MD

    Women in Medicine, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Health Policy

    Improved research-led policy to combat bacterial and viral infections

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    Carol P. Herbert, MD

    Patient Care, Women in Medicine, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Innovative health care educator and mentor promoting equitable and accessible health care for all.

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    Elaine A. Carty, MSN CNM

    Patient Care, Women in Medicine, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers

    Helped to promote legalization and professional recognition of midwifery throughout Canada

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    Annette O’Connor, PhD

    Patient Care, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Women in Medicine

    One of the great challenges of our time is finding ways to combine expanding medical knowledge with respect for individual patient choices. Dr. O…

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    Jean Gray, MD

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

    Praised and admired for her wide-ranging knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics, Dr. Jean Gray’s devotion to evidence…

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    Venerable Jeanne Mance

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

    When Jeanne Mance arrived at Ville-Marie in 1642, she immediately began her tireless work to establish the community’s first hospital. Overcoming…

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    Connie J. Eaves, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Connie Eaves, a world authority on stem cells of the blood-forming system and their regulation in normal and perturbed states, has made…

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    Jacalyn Duffin, MD PhD

    Health & Humanities, Health and Medical Education & Training, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Women in Medicine, Blood, Blood

    A hematologist and historian, Dr. Duffin has made enduring contributions to medical research and education that deepen our historical…

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