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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    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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    Vladimir Hachinski, MD

    Brain & Mind, Brain & Mind, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Vladimir Hachinski is a world-renowned neurologist, a foremost authority in the field of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer’s research and an…

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    Max Cynader, PhD

    Brain & Mind

    Dr. Max Cynader is a world-renowned neuroscientist who has made significant contributions to our understanding of how brain development in early…

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    T. Jock Murray, MD

    Brain & Mind, Brain & Mind, Health & Humanities, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Accomplished clinician, academic and leader, Dr. Jock Murray has profoundly impacted the field of multiple sclerosis and advanced the inclusion of…

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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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    Charles Tator, MD PhD

    Brain & Mind, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Health and Medical Education & Training

    Since the early 1970s, Dr. Charles Tator has had a resounding impact on spinal cord injury research, prevention and treatment, and on training our…

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    Endel Tulving, PhD

    Brain & Mind

    Dr. Endel Tulving has arguably had the greatest impact of any single scientist on the understanding of human memory. Humble, almost to a fault,…

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    David H. Hubel, MD

    Brain & Mind

    Dr. David Hubel has been described as one of the major medical scientists of the latter twentieth century and is recognized as a "founder" of the…

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    Donald O. Hebb, PhD

    Brain & Mind, Brain & Mind

    Born in Chester, Nova Scotia, Dr. Donald Hebb went on to career as a world-renowned scientist and was responsible for the advancement of…

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