Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Health Leadership

For several decades, as Secretary General and President of ISHR, Dr. Dhalla has worked to internationalize research in basic cardiovascular science, helping to extend its health benefits globally, an...
2019 Inductee
Born in rural Saskatchewan, Dr. Dosman grew up with firsthand experience of the challenges of farming and the demands of rural work. As a physician and specialist in respiratory medicine, he early...
2019 Inductee
Dr. Quirion has summarized the scope and purpose of his position and the role of research: “Research helps us to understand the social, economic, medical and environmental phenomena that surround us...
2019 Inductee
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 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
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
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
Co-author of more than 300 scholarly publications spanning multiple medical fields, inaugural governor of the new Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Naylor has worked tirelessly to improve...
2016 Inductee
Dr. Tupper later held leadership roles in the growing city of Halifax as chief medical officer, as a member of the surgical staff of the provincial and city hospital, and as president of the Medical...
2016 Inductee
Combining scientific excellence with a social conscience on a global scale, Dr. Wainberg’s research and collaborations are acknowledged as having helped save millions of lives. Dr. Wainberg served as...
2016 Inductee
Dr. Bernstein returned to Canada in 1974 to join the faculty of the Ontario Cancer Institute. In 1985, he was appointed to the new Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital in...
2015 Inductee

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