Dr. Hugh Scully


Inducted 2000

Dr. Scully has made an immense medical and safety contribution to the sport of auto racing in Canada. Working with safety proponents such as Jackie Stewart and Dr. Sid Watkins. As well as chief of surgery at Toronto General Hospital, Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto and immediate past-president of the Ontario Medical Association, current president of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Scully is also medical director of the Grand Prix of Canada/Montreal and the Molson Indys Toronto and Vancouver. As well, he is No. 2 in the world (behind Prof. Sid Watkins) on the FIA Medical and Circuit Safety Committee. Although not as visible to motorsport fans as the drivers, promoters, and team owners the contributions of people such as Dr.Scully are vitally important to the growth and prosperity of our sport.

Image courtesy of Gary Grant


  1. scott parker(ret Mississauga Fire Dept.) says:

    Dear Dr. Scully…My girl of 7 years is a patient of yours(ironically)..Elli Crarey..pig valve..then a mechanical valve with Dr. Maurice Druck…My son..T.J. Parker just graduated FESTI and finished 2nd in his class and is currently a mentor at the Institute. He is a fantastic young man and as his father I really could not be prouder…He told me yesterday that he has a chance to be a part of your race team this summer and he is so stoked…I can be reached by cell at 416-278-5508…I have been diagnosed with clinical PTSD..thank you sir for giving me Elli..take care and please be safe…

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