Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Dr. Vranic pioneered physiological and molecular mechanisms whereby exercise improves, or prevents onset of type 2 diabetes. He demonstrated a new mechanism whereby the muscle is protected against...
2009 Inductee
Born and raised in Quebec City, Dr. Dussault received his medical degree at Université Laval before embarking on a research career as a fellow in endocrinology at the University of Toronto and the...
2007 Inductee
Starting in 1931, the “McEachern Study Committee” reported to the CMA on the lack of national attention being given to cancer diagnosis and treatment in Canada. These problems included a shortage of...
2006 Inductee
John Geral FitzGerald, “Canada’s Public Health Visionary”, was the eldest son of a pharmacist of Irish lineage. At age 16 he left home for the University of Toronto Medical School, graduating in 1903...
2004 Inductee
Following a three year Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, LeClair returned to Canada to practice Internal Medicine and was active in numerous professional offices and medical,...
2004 Inductee
McCulloch received his MD from The University of Toronto in 1948. Upon graduation, he began his education in research at the Lister Institute in London, England. In 1957 he joined the newly formed...
2004 Inductee
Feindel completed his MD at McGill University and, after completing his PhD in neuroanatomy at Oxford University and his neurosurgical residency in Montreal, Dr. Feindel worked for two years together...
2003 Inductee
Dr. Hollenberg was particularly noted for his skill in recruiting and mentoring promising young researchers and practitioners. From 1981 to 1993 he was Director of the Banting and Best Diabetes...
2003 Inductee
Further research confirmed the effectiveness of this procedure and pointed the way to future projects. Between 1959 and 1964, Dr. Huggins and his colleagues in Chicago extended their research to...
2003 Inductee
Mustard received his MD from The University of Toronto and his doctorate from Cambridge University. Upon returning to Canada from graduate studies, Mustard became a Research Fellow in the Department...
2003 Inductee
As an administrator, Dr. Friesen served on the Medical Research Council of Canada as President from 1991-2000, piloted the Council through challenging times with competence and diplomacy and...
2001 Inductee

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