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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    Norman Bethune, MD

    The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Service Abroad, Patient Care, Blood

    A brilliant medical surgeon and a political activist, Dr. Bethune is remembered in Canada for his innovations in medicine; across the world in…

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    Henry J.M. Barnett, MD

    Evidence-based Medicine & Clinical Trials, Blood, Brain & Mind

    Dr. Henry Barnett's boundless curiosity and desire for evidence-based knowledge resulted in an outstanding career in investigative medicine that…

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