Improving health and patient outcomes Blood

The Vital Flow: Blood is a liquid medium that delivers nutrients and oxygen to our cells and transports waste products away from those same cells. It comprises white and red blood cells, platelets and other important clotting factors suspended in plasma.

Doctor and students Surgeon
  1. 1910

  2. 1912

    Menten and Michaelis published their famous equation

  3. 1920

  4. 1930

  5. 1936

    The perfect opportunity for Dr. Norman Bethune to serve abroad came with the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War

  6. 1940

  7. 1950

  8. 1960

  9. 1968

    Rh immunoglobulin was licensed for use in Canada

  10. 1970

  11. 1980

  12. 1990

  13. 2000

  14. 2010

  15. 2020

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards.

This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.