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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    Philip Berger, MD

    Patient Care, Service Abroad, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Physicians resist the ravages of disease, and sometimes, the agendas and interests of governments. Dr. Philip Berger’s 40-year career is a record…

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    Allan Ronald, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Service Abroad, Leadership in Organizational Development, Patient Care, Health and Medical Education & Training

    For over 40 years, Dr. Allan Ronald and his team engaged in pioneering work to investigate, understand and control…

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    Lucille Teasdale-Corti, MD

    Service Abroad, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Lucille Teasdale-Corti devoted 35 years of her life to serving the health needs of the people of Uganda

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    Norman Bethune, MD

    The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Service Abroad, Patient Care, Blood

    A brilliant medical surgeon and a political activist, Dr. Bethune is remembered in Canada for his innovations in medicine; across the world in…

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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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