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.

Are you interested in which Laureates relate to a specific disease, or specialty?

    F. Estelle R. Simons, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity

    Dr. Estelle Simons, a clinician scientist, is internationally renowned for research on the pharmacologic management of allergic diseases,…

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    Justice Emmett Hall

    Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Health Policy

    When the Canadian government wanted to explore the feasibility of a national health insurance program. Justice Emmett Hall championed the cause…

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    Michel G. Bergeron, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Michel G. Bergeron has served his country and the world in many roles: soldier, professor, clinician, researcher, administrator, entrepreneur, and…

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    Michael Hayden, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    Michael Hayden has profoundly advanced our understanding of the genetic basis of Huntington’s disease and the pathways involved.

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    Richard G. Goldbloom, MD

    Patient Care, Health & Humanities

    Scholar, scientist, and administrator, Richard Goldbloom has devoted his life to improving the lives of children.

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    Michel Chrétien, MD

    Hormones

    Physician/endocrinologist Michel Chrétien is an incomparable researcher. He discovered γ-lipotropin in 1967 and was the first to propose the…

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    Gordon Guyatt, MD

    Evidence-based Medicine & Clinical Trials, Patient Care

    Gordon Guyatt is among the earliest and most effective champions of the transformative advance in health care known as Evidence-Based Medicine …

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    May Cohen, MD

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

    May Cohen has championed the unique concerns of women in medicine and pioneered the inclusion of women’s health in medical education.

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    Sir Charles Tupper, MD

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

    After 13 years as a practicing physician, Sir Charles Tupper turned his sights to political service and rose to become the only physician to…

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