McMaster University’s Dr. Gordon Guyatt has been named Canada’s Health Researcher of the Year.
He is being recognized for his role in the evidence-based approach to medicine.
Evidence-based medicine has become a standard for undergrad and postgraduate education in Canada and the United States.
Guyatt will receive the award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research tonight.
The McMaster medical school graduate is a member of the Order of Canada and is also in the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.