The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame 2022

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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.

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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates are Canadian citizens whose outstanding leadership and contributions to medicine and the health sciences, in Canada or abroad, have led to extraordinary improvements in human health.The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame honours Canada’s medical heroes, aiming to thereby inspire youth to pursue careers in the health sciences. Inductees’ outstanding and pioneering contributions to health science can be single meritorious contributions or lifetimes of accomplishment.  While a significant proportion of laureates are scientists, the Hall seeks to be representative of the full breadth of health leadership and excellence in research, clinical care, illness prevention, education, and health administration.  Six nominees are inducted each year.

Eligibility

Throughout all its activities, the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame strives to engage and promote the active participation of individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those from historically underrepresented groups.  CMHF actively seeks a diverse pool of award nominations so that those honoured may reflect the diversity of its communities.

Individuals or organizations can nominate individuals for induction.

Nominees can be:
Canadian citizens from across health professions within Canada and across the globe may be recognized for their work;
 living or posthumous.

Nominees may be recognized for their leadership in one or more of the following categories:
1. Building excellence in health
2. Health promotion, illness prevention, and care
3. Research, with national and international recognition for a scientific contribution

Nomination Process

A complete nomination package will consist of:

  • Nomination letter:
    • For nomination by individuals, two separate letters or one co-signed letter.
    • For nomination by an organization, one nomination letter signed on its behalf.
  • A 250-word citation clearly stating the contribution(s) justifying the nominee's induction
  • Nominee's CV
  • One-page biography providing essential details about the nominee's reputation
  • Two supporting letters (for category 3, at least one should be international)
  • Optional: additional documents (max. 6 pages) which can include articles, news items, abstracts, etc.

Submission

Nominations are to be submitted online using the CMHF Nomination form.

Deadline(s)

The final submission deadline for consideration of the 2022 induction is Monday, June 13, 2022.

Contact

Julaine Hall
Research Development Officer, Awards & Distinctions
Telephone: 519-661-2111 (ext. 87970)