Charles Smith

  • Charles smith became an anatomical pathologist

  • Got hired at Sick Kids Hospital

  • Sick kids appointed Charles as director of the pediatric forensic pathology unit

  • Charles was removed from performing autopsies.[15]

  • Smith was reprimanded with a caution by the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons for his work on three suspicious-death cases

  • Chief Coroner of Ontario ordered a review of 44 autopsies carried out by Smith to be investigated

  • Charles resigned from Sick Children's Hospital to take a position at Saskatoon City Hospital in Saskatchewan

  • charles was dismissed

    He successfully appealed, but didnt get reinstated because he was not licensed to practise in Saskatchewan but still went and worked there, so he then pled guilty to a charge of unprofessional conduct laid by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, for his failure to mention that he was under investigation in Ontario.
  • report was released , indicating that there were substantial problems with 20 of the autopsies.

  • he Goudge Inquiry began hearing evidence

  • ustice Goudge's report, released , concluded that there were serious problems with the way suspicious deaths involving children are handled in Ontario by Charles Smith

  • Smith got his licence suspended forever ,during a hearing by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario examining "disgraceful conduct