History

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Timeline:

  • A formal department of Paediatrics was formed in 1934
  • Dr. W.J.Tillmann first Chair of the Department 1934
  • Dr. Harold Little, Chair 1938-1955
  • Dr. John C. Rathbun, Chair 1955-1972 (died in 1972)
  • Dr's Howard Valentine and Barrie DeVeber, Co-Chairs 1972-1973
  • Dr. James E. Boone, Chair 1973-1992
  • Paediatric Residency Program fully accredited, 1984
  • Hospital renamed Children's Hospital of Western Ontario (CHWO), 1985
  • Dr. R. Morrison Hurley, Chair 1992 - 1997
  • Dr. Timothy C. Frewen, Chair 1997 - 2006
  • Dr. Guido Filler, MD, FRCPC, PhD, Chair 2006 to 2016
  • Dr. Michael Rieder, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Chair 2016 to present