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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    Annette O’Connor, PhD

    Patient Care, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    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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    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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    Venerable Jeanne Mance

    Women in Medicine, The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Patient Care

    When Jeanne Mance arrived at Ville-Marie in 1642, she immediately began her tireless work to establish the community’s first hospital. Overcoming…

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    Jean Gray, MD

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

    Praised and admired for her wide-ranging knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics, Dr. Jean Gray’s devotion to evidence…

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    Philip Berger, MD

    Patient Care, Service Abroad, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Physicians resist the ravages of disease, and sometimes, the agendas and interests of governments. Dr. Philip Berger’s 40-year career is a record…

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    Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, MDCM

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints, Patient Care, Women in Medicine

    By developing diagnostic tests, screening programs, and treatments for disorders once untreatable and poorly understood,…

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    Balfour Mount, MD

    Patient Care, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Balfour Mount has worked as a physician, lecturer and author to ensure compassion has kept pace with power in our treatment of life-limiting…

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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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    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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