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CME now available on demand

CME now available on demand

How many times have you wanted to attend a continuing medical education program, but scheduling conflicts, patient demands or other ...

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My goals as medical staff vice president

My goals as medical staff vice president

It has been about a month since my election, and I remain grateful and humbled by the confidence placed in ...

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Dr. Ibrahim Farid

Doctors receive pediatric anesthesia board certification

It's not always easy to tell when a child is in pain, but years of training and experience have made ...

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What’s New:

Study may lead to better outcomes for cystic fibrosis patients (VIDEO)

Chronic infection of the lung is the No. 1 cause of death in cystic fibrosis patients. In this video, Gregory Omlor, MD, director of pulmonary medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses a study being conducted by his staff that compares the relative effectiveness of 2 delivery systems for Tobramycin, an antibiotic that helps prevent lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.

Philanthropy on the frontlines

Philanthropic contributions often mean the difference between good programs and exceptional programs. To fuel that philanthropic spirit, the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation formed Physicians for Philanthropy, which encourages physicians’ involvement in fundraising, both personally and by working with families who are interested in giving.

A word from the Medical Staff President

At the most recent Medical Staff Executive Committee meeting, we approved and posted the Authorization for division directors or department chairs to sign a Standard Care Arrangement for an advanced practice provider as the designated representative.

Akron Children’s welcomes 14 new providers

Akron Children’s Hospital added new medical staff members for genetics, emergency medicine, advanced practice, neurology, pediatrics and maternal fetal medicine.