Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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Refugees, addicts, the homeless, the poor, members of the LGBT community, people with HIV/AIDS, and victims of torture have all found an advocate in Dr. Berger who worked to promote methadone...
2018 Inductee
A respected and honoured researcher in his field, recipient of numerous awards, credited with hundreds of frequently cited publications, Dr. Finlay is also known to a broader public as the co-author...
2018 Inductee
Some of our most important advances in understanding cerebrovascular diseases and their treatment are discoveries of Dr. Hachinski and his colleagues, including identification of a link between...
2018 Inductee
A medical graduate of Queen’s University, Dr. Mount worked as a urologist at McGill University, and as a surgical oncologist at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and The Jackson...
2018 Inductee
By developing diagnostic tests, screening programs, and treatments for disorders once untreatable and poorly understood, Dr. Rockman-Greenberg has improved the lives of generations of children and...
2018 Inductee
In the mid-1860s, a reorganization in the medical profession made it obligatory for homeopathic physicians and doctors trained in the United States to take further medical courses to obtain their...
2018 Inductee
In 1985, Bergeron began his search for rapid molecular (DNA-based) methods to accelerate diagnosis of infectious diseases, which has reduced the time of diagnosis from ≥48 to <1h.  This...
2017 Inductee
PCs play important roles in brain functions related to pain and behavior, in organ growth and development, in endocrine/neuroendocrine regulations, and in sugar and body fat homeostasis. PCs are...
2017 Inductee
Dr. Goldbloom achieved international recognition as a pioneer of family participation in the care of hospitalized children, having introduced one of the first Care-by-Parent Units in Canada.  He...
2017 Inductee
The clarity and compassion of his defense of medicare deserve to be remembered:As a society, [we] are aware that the trauma of illness, the pain of surgery, the slow decline to death, are burdens...
2017 Inductee
Dr. Hayden moved to British Columbia from Harvard Medical School in 1983 to join the medical faculty of UBC. He currently serves as President of Global R&D and Chief Scientific Officer for TEVA...
2017 Inductee
With colleagues in immunology, Dr. Simons elucidated important mechanisms of human interactions with the environment that lead to allergen sensitization and allergic disease, and investigated new...
2017 Inductee

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