Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

About the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Our Vision: A Canada that honours our medical heroes – those of the past, present and future.

Our Mission: The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates Canadian heroes whose work has advanced health and inspires the pursuit of careers in the health sciences.

2019 Annual Impact Report        2019 Audited Financials

Established in 1994 and located in London Ontario, the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is a national charitable organization that carries out its mission through:

  • Induction ceremonies held annually
  • Educational opportunities for thousands of students across Canada (Discovery Days, Museum School, CMHF Award for Medical Students)
  • A Laureate portrait gallery in our exhibit hall and on our website to preserve the outstanding contributions Canadians have made to our country's rich medical history and heritage and to the betterment of health in the world

EXPLORE our 20th Anniversary timeline HERE 

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Learn more through our featured VIDEOS...

1. Introduction to CMHF

2. Celebrating 20 years!

About our Exhibit Hall in London     Guests requiring support


Our Organizational Partners

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is grateful for the longstanding relationships
we share with our partners:

Canadian Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
College of Family Physicians of Canada

Our organizations share the mutual vision of contributing to a vibrant health care system in Canada. Working together we celebrate the accomplishments of individuals who have made, and are making, significant contributions to medicine and health in Canada and the world.  We are grateful to them for sharing their experience, passion and expertise to foster the medical leaders of tomorrow.


Interesting Resources

For Medical Students: History of Medicine

Making Medicare: The History of Health Care in Canada, 1914 – 2007
(a great source of historical references and online educational tools)

Faces of Health Care: A photojournalism website, giving voice to those whose experiences are shaped by health policy decisions




This website was funded in part by the Government of Ontario