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.
Service Abroad
Global Health
Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy
Health & Humanities
Leadership in Organizational Development
Health Policy
Health and Medical Education & Training
Women in Medicine
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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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    Allan Ronald, MD

    Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity, Service Abroad, Leadership in Organizational Development, Patient Care

    For over 40 years, Dr. Allan Ronald and his team engaged in pioneering work to investigate, understand and control…

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    Lucille Teasdale-Corti, MD

    Service Abroad, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Lucille Teasdale-Corti devoted 35 years of her life to serving the health needs of the people of Uganda

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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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    Gustave Gingras, MD

    Service Abroad, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Health Policy, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Gustave Gingras graduated from the University of Montreal medical school in 1943 and would go on to become one of the greatest names in…

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