September 17, 2021
What our recipients are saying

2021 CMHF Award for Medical Students

The CMHF Award recognizes medical students who demonstrate qualities such as perseverance, collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit and show outstanding potential as future leaders and innovators of health care in Canada.

We caught up with some our 2021 CMHF Award recipients to ask the following questions:

  • Describe the key qualities and soft skills of a CMHF Laureate that inspires you and explain how these skills can guide your practice.
  • Describe what it means to be named a recipient of the CMHF Award for Medical Students. 
Kay Wu | McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine 
Danica Desjardins | Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Anchaleena Mandal | Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University
Sonia Dancey | University of Ottawa
*ABOVE* Charles-Antoine Garneau | de médecine de l’Université Laval
Laura Pinkham | McGill University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards.

This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.