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August Notes from the Medical Staff President

To the Medical Staff: As summer winds down, I hope you enjoy our transition to fall. I will begin my letter with an update regarding the activities of the Medical Staff Executive Committee this month which included privileging 9 new providers who joined our medical staff, along with approving additional privileges for 3 of our […]

John Crow named associate chief medical officer

John Crow, MD, chair of our surgery department, has been appointed associate chief medical officer. In this role, he will support Chief Medical Officer Robert McGregor, MD, in expanding our medical staff and leading clinical initiatives. Dr. Crow has been a surgeon at Akron Children’s for 25 years and will continue to serve as chair […]

APP August Update: Medical Board’s new eLicense system

This month’s update comes from our APP Credentials Committee, a sub-committee of the credentialing committee. Situation: The Ohio State Medical Board has moved all license and supervision agreement management to an eLicense system at eLicense.Ohio.gov. This requires all PA supervision agreements to now be submitted via the new eLicense system with an additional signed agreement uploaded […]

Welcome our 2017 residents, fellows

Here are the newest residents and fellows who have joined the Akron Children’s Hospital team.  We’re pleased to have them on board and ask that you extend a warm welcome when you see them around the hospital. New Residents New Fellows

July Notes from the Medical Staff President

To the Medical Staff: As I embark on my two-year term as President of the Medical Staff, I feel honored to serve in this position and want to thank you for this opportunity. I promise to strive to meet and exceed the expectations of this leadership role and be a strong advocate for our medical […]

New providers join medical staff in July

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Brittany Bayer, FNP Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Mansfield 770 Balgreen Drive Suite 101 Mansfield, OH 44908 P:419-522-3341 F:419-522-1110 Jaclyn Effron, […]

Specialized services for teens, young adults

Akron Children’s division of Adolescent Medicine offers several specialty services to meet the unique needs of this patient population. Available services: Dermatologic care, including the use of Accutane for moderate to severe recalcitrant acne Treatment for eating disorders Routine gynecologic care Contraceptive services, including long-acting reversible contraception Treatment for school concerns, substance abuse and sexually transmitted diseases Treatment […]

Medina specialty care update

The specialty care services offered in Medina relocated in April to 2 suites in a building that is adjacent to the Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Medina office. In June, providers from Orthopedics and Sports Medicine began seeing patients at this location. The services available and their referral phone numbers are as follows: Akron Children’s Hospital […]

New providers join medical staff in June

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Amy Scribben, CNP Akron Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology AES Building 388 South Main St., Suite […]

June Notes from the Medical Staff President

To the Medical Staff: This will be the last of my letters as president of the medical staff as my term comes to an end this month. It has been an honor to serve in this fashion, and I am grateful for the opportunity. I hope I have adequately met the needs of the position. […]