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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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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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Ebola SBAR for all of Akron Children's Medical Staff

Situation:  With the news of an Ebola patient visiting northeast Ohio, there may be patients calling or presenting to your ...

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What’s New:

Antimicrobial stewardship program launched

Nearly 23,000 people die each year from complications associated with inappropriate antibiotic use in the United States.

Medicine-measure-spoon“Antibiotics are a very limited resource, and, as resistance develops, the choices for treating true bacterial infections become fewer and fewer,” said Dr. John Bower, pediatric infectious disease specialist. “Already in the United States, bacteria exist that are resistant to all standard antibiotic choices.”

Advanced Practice director updates for November

Greetings to all as we enter the season of thanks!  Here are notable changes to be aware of: We have revised our Medical Staff Bylaws. Please review them. We streamlined the APP onboarding and orientation program. See our myKidsnet site for 2015 changes. We integrated our quality assurance processes into the medical staff FPPE and OPPE […]

November notes from the Medical Staff President

The holidays are fast approaching, with preparations including vacation, family time, shopping, gift-wrapping and baking. As you consider your gift-giving this year, please consider making a donation to the Akron Children’s Hospital Annual Fund. You should have received a donation letter earlier in the month. As a member of Physicians for Philanthropy, I strongly encourage everyone to […]

Welcome November’s additions to Medical Staff

Hospitalist Alison Lowen, MD Akron Children’s Hospital Wooster Community Hospital 1761 Beal Ave Wooster, OH 44691 Phone: 330-263-8100 Neurology Lucyna Zawadzki, MD Akron Children’s Hospital NeuroDevelopmental Science Center Considine Professional Building 215 W. Bowery Suite, Suite 4400 Akron, OH 44308 Phone: 330-543-8050 Fax: 330-543-8054 Obstetrics Patrick Skarote, MD (Neonatal circumcision in the Mahoning Valley) 22 […]

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