Stephen Blizzard, MD inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Stephen Blizzard, MD (1928 – 2020) was a pilot, physician, decorated peacekeeper, and became an authority in aviation medicine. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago, and emigrated to Canada in 1958.
He became the first surgical resident at the National Defence Medical Centre, and served as base and flight surgeon after continued training at the Royal Canadian Airforce Institute of Aviation Medicine.
On Thursday, June 22, he will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) for his impactful career and commitment to excellence in medicine.