Building our health organizations and systems Service Abroad

Health science research benefits the entire human race. As citizens of the world, some Canadian health heroes also bring their knowledge, passion and experience to support health care delivery to other nations in need.

Doctor and patient Nursing staff
  1. 1910

  2. 1920

  3. 1930

  4. 1938

    Dr. Norman Bethune left Canada yet again to bring modern medicine to rural China and support the revolutionary army

  5. 1940

  6. 1950

  7. 1953

    Gustave Gingras’ heroism extended beyond Canadian borders

  8. 1959

    Gingras led a Red Cross mission to Morocco

  9. 1960

  10. 1970

  11. 1980

  12. 1990

  13. 1995

    The Lucille Teasdale and Piero Corti Foundation was established

  14. 2000

  15. 2004

    Dr. Philip Berger Led the first Ontario Hospital Association team to Lesotho

  16. 2010

  17. 2020

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering 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 here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.