Message from the Chair/Chief of The Department of Paediatrics
As one of the four Children’s Hospitals in Ontario, the Paediatric Department at Western University is proud and privileged to provide care to children in southwestern Ontario and beyond, with our clinical programs reaching as far as Thunder Bay. With a referral base of more than 2 million people, our Department provides a complete range of secondary and tertiary paediatrics while our partners in Paediatric Surgery have one of the most active and productive paediatric surgery programs in Ontario.
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An academic Department of Paediatrics is built on three cornerstones, clinical excellence, outstanding education and impactful research. The core of our postgraduate program is our Paediatric Residency, and as a mid-size Department with only four fellowship programs resident interact with faculty on a daily basis. Our Program Leadership, from the Program Director down, are committed to excellence in education, a vision shared by all members of the Department.
We have a number of partners who work with us to ensure the excellence of our residency, including the Thames Valley Children’s Centre, the Children ‘s Health Research Institute and our regional faculty ranging from Windsor to Thunder Bay.
In addition to being a great place to train, London and our surrounding region is a great place to live. A wide range of activities
On behalf of the Department, I welcome you to consider London – as a 30-year resident of London I guarantee you will love it!
Michael Rieder, MD,
Distinguished University Professor and Chair/Chief
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Chief of Staff
Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre