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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    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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    Joseph Martin, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Joseph Martin’s innovative and collaborative work as Dean of Medicine at Harvard University, and his lifelong support of medical advancement…

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    Jacalyn Duffin, MD PhD

    Health & Humanities, Health and Medical Education & Training, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Women in Medicine

    A hematologist and historian, Dr. Duffin has made enduring contributions to medical research and education that deepen our historical…

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    Emily Stowe, MD

    The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Health and Medical Education & Training, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Emily Stowe ranks as a true pioneer. She was the first female public school principal in Ontario, the first female physician to practise…

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    Michael Bliss, PhD

    Health & Humanities, Health and Medical Education & Training

    One of Canada’s eminent medical historians, Michael Bliss chronicled Canada’s heritage of medical research, health care, and scientific…

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    May Cohen, MD

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

    May Cohen has championed the unique concerns of women in medicine and pioneered the inclusion of women’s health in medical education.

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    Bernard Langer, MD

    Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Bernard Langer is recognized as a true innovator, gifted surgeon and respected teacher whose reputation for clinical excellence was unsurpassed…

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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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    Walter C. Mackenzie, MD

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

    Dr. Walter C. Mackenzie was a true visionary and surgical statesman who fostered the concept of modern academic health centers.

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