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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    John J.R. Macleod, MB ChB

    Diabetes, Evidence-based Medicine & Clinical Trials, Diabetes

    Playing a vital – though often neglected – role in the discovery of insulin, and making a world-class, history-making…

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    John Bienenstock, MD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training

    Considered one of the fathers of mucosal immunology, Dr. Bienenstock has made outstanding contributions to the Canadian and international…

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    Jonathan Meakins, MD

    Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Jonathan Meakins was a brilliant investigator and innovative leader who made enduring contributions to McGill’s medical school and medical…

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    D. Lorne Tyrrell, MD PhD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell spent his youth helping on the family farm before pursuing a career in medicine where he has saved the lives of thousands of…

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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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    Paul David, MD

    Heart & Vessels, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health Policy

    Dr. Paul David is considered Quebec's Father of Cardiology. An exceptional cardiologist with a pioneering spirit, Dr. David established the…

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    Albert Aguayo, MD

    Brain & Mind

    As a highly-skilled researcher and visionary thinker, Dr. Aguayo's regenerative neuroscience research successfully…

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    Calvin R. Stiller, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Diabetes

    Dr. Calvin Stiller was Canada’s major voice in organ transplantation during the 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s when the field transformed from a…

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    Phil Gold, MD PhD

    Cancer

    A brilliant mind with a distinguished record of scientific achievement in immunology and cancer, Dr. Phil Gold is known to many as a caring…

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    Pagination