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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    Justice Emmett Hall, LLB

    Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Health Policy

    When the Canadian government wanted to explore the feasibility of a national health insurance program. Justice Emmett Hall championed the cause…

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    David Naylor, MD DPhil

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

    Accomplished physician-scientist C. David Naylor is broadly recognized for his visionary and extensive contributions to health research, education…

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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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    Duncan Sinclair, PhD

    Health Policy, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Duncan Sinclair is an internationally recognized leader in health care reform.

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    Ian Rusted, MD

    Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Health Policy

    Courage, dedication and perseverance - these are the qualities it took for Dr. Ian Rusted to fulfil his dream of…

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    Bette Stephenson, MD

    Leadership in Organizational Development, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Women in Medicine, Health and Medical Education & Training

    A pioneer and role model for women, Dr. Bette Stephenson had an outstanding career in the field of Canadian medicine, academics and politics. Dr…

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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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    William A. Cochrane, MD

    Leadership in Organizational Development, Health and Medical Education & Training, Health Policy

    Recognized early on as a leader in pediatrics, Dr. Cochrane’s career evolved through medical research, medical education, biotechnology and…

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