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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    Hans Selye, MD PhD

    Hormones, Hormones

    Dr. Hans Selye is acknowledged as the "Father" of the field of stress research, having gained world-wide recognition for introducing the concept…

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    Henry Friesen, MD

    Hormones, Leadership in Organizational Development, Female Reproduction, Hormones

    Dr. Henry Friesen has had a profound influence on health research in Canada, both as a groundbreaking scientist and as a visionary founder of the…

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    John Browne, MD PhD

    Hormones, Health and Medical Education & Training, Hormones

    Dr. John Symonds Lyon Browne received great acclaim for his work in endocrinology and became a leader in medical education at McGill University

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