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June 2011

William Considine to receive Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award

William H. Considine, president and CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital, was selected to receive the Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award by the Akron Community Foundation. Chosen by a committee of previous honorees, Mr. Considine is the 42nd recipient of the award, which will be presented during a dinner on Oct. 18. Read more

Latest surgical techniques featured in upcoming webcasts

Watch as a child’s ear is rebuilt, a heartbeat is corrected and kids return to being kids again during the Akron Children’s Hospital Surgical Webcast series. The first webcast will be on July 14 and features the minimally invasive treatment of rapid heartbeats in children. Learn more

Garden of Hope dedicated at Beeghly Campus

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley recently dedicated the Children’s “Garden of Hope” on the hospital’s Beeghly campus in Boardman. To date, 80 donors have contributed more than $74,000 towards the project, which provides patients and families with a quiet place for reflection. Learn more

Akron Children’s orthopedic research recognized

A team from Akron Children’s, including Dennis Weiner, MD, chairman of the department of orthopedics, received a first place award at the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America’s recent annual meeting for an e-poster presentation about the surgical management of children and teens with Ellis-Van Creveld Syndrome, a form of skeletal dysplasia. Read more

Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
Mike Pruitt Honda Golf Outing

Monday, July 18, 2011
Portage Country Club
10 a.m.

Clubs for Kids Golf Classic

Friday, August 5, 2011
Youngstown Country Club
12 p.m. shotgun start

Meet the doctors in our new ads
The second flight of our 2011 ad campaign, which highlights our nationally recognized doctors, began airing June 20. The additional spots feature Dr. Jeffrey Hord, Dr. Maria Ramundo, Dr. Bruce Cohen, Dr. Grace Smith, Dr. Elena Rossi and Dr. Roger Hudgins. Watch the ads

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