Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Call for Board Members 2021 - 2023

December 3, 2020


The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world. We foster 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 on our virtual hall at and in an exhibit hall in London, ON.   Current Board Member profiles available  here

Current Strategic Priorities include:

  • Increasing our national profile with new and existing stakeholders
  • Bringing the inspirational stories of the Laureates to identified target markets in a way that is meaningful to them
  • Building capacity to enable a robust future

Position Description: The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is looking for three strategic thinkers to join our Board of Directors in June 2021. To ensure the best possible national representation and decision-making environment, importance will be given to diversity of board members and we welcome applications from the Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour, LGBTQ2+, disability status or any other dimensions of diversity. 

Specifically, in this call we are seeking representation and experience in the following areas:

Regional:Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

Health area:Leaders from all academic and/or clinical health disciplines welcome

Skills and Experience:Government Relations * Nonprofit advancement and fundraising * Experience in nonprofit board leadership * Passion for inspiring and developing the next generation of health science leaders and researchers.

Time Commitment:  Term Length: 3 years; May serve up to two terms | All board members are asked to serve on at least one standing committee

Board Meetings: Four times per year

  • January (Virtual Meeting)
  • April or May (in person following the Induction Ceremony in rotating cities across the country)
  • June (Virtual Meeting)
  • October (in person on London, Ontario)

Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 22nd

  • Please send your bios sketch or abbreviated CV and expression of interest to: Board Nominating Chair, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
  • Board appointments will be approved in principle by the Board on April 18 and commence on Thursday, June 17th, 2021
  • For further information please contact Dr. William Orovan, Chair – Board Nominating Committee cmhf [at]