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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    Harvey Max Chochinov, MD PhD

    Patient Care, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov’s recognition of our common humanity and our shared struggles informs his research in end-of-life care. His passionate…

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    Joseph Martin, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Joseph Martin’s innovative and collaborative work as Dean of Medicine at Harvard University, and his lifelong support of medical advancement…

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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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    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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    Naranjan S. Dhalla, PhD

    Heart & Vessels, Global Health, Leadership in Organizational Development

    For several decades, as Secretary General and President of ISHR, Dr. Dhalla has worked to internationalize research in basic cardiovascular…

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    James Dosman, MD

    Lungs, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Global Health

    Dr. James A. Dosman has devoted his long career to improving and protecting the health of agricultural workers in Canada and throughout the world…

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    Rémi Quirion, PhD

    Brain & Mind, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health Policy

    Scientist-administrators like Dr. Quirion help ensure that great projects of science, grounded in basic research, will continue to generate social…

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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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    G. Brock Chisholm, MD

    Brain & Mind, Global Health, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. G. Brock Chisholm, who began his medical career as a physician in private practice, effectively became “Doctor to the World.”

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