Canadian Medical Association

Hamilton; University of Western Ontario, 1948; internal medicine; former wing commander and auxiliary medical officer, RCAF. Died Jan. 7, 2017, aged 92. Survived by 3 children, 5 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. "Bill was 1 of the 5 'founding fathers' of McMaster University's medical school, and also served as president of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario." McMaster University reported: "Walsh was the second faculty member hired for the new medical school when he was appointed assistant dean by the founding dean, Dr. John Evans, in 1965. Along with 3 of Evans' colleagues from the University of Toronto — Drs. Fraser Mustard, William Spaulding and James Anderson — the 5 envisioned a then-radical approach to training physicians."