Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Remembering Professor Michael Bliss

May 19, 2017

 Preeminent Medical Historian. Tremendous Storyteller. Superb Researcher.

Professor Michael Bliss
January 18, 1941 – May 18, 2017

  “He is a tremendous storyteller in terms of focusing on the individual and the event but also bringing us into the larger context of the ‘history of medicine’ world.”

- Dr. Shelley McKellar, Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine,
Associate Professor, Western University


“He’s one of the very few historians of Canada ever to become, what we might call, a superstar of the international world of history. Not just for studying Canadian history, for studying medical history.”

 - Jack Granatstein, Canadian Historian

Prof. Bliss at the 2016 Induction Ceremony
April 14, 2016, Hamilton  ON

  VIEW the tribute video
created last year when Michael Bills was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Professor Bliss - Toronto Star Tribute