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May 2011

Akron Children's ranked nationally by U.S. News

Akron Children’s Hospital has been ranked in four pediatric specialties in the U.S. News  Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, including orthopedics, pulmonology, nephrology and neonatology. Now in its fifth year, the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings  are based upon an extensive survey of clinical and operational data and reflect Akron Children's continued commitment to quality and measuring outcomes data.  Read more


Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center opens

Akron Children’s Hospital recently opened the new Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center, the region’s only dedicated expressive therapy facility designed for patients, families, staff and the community to receive holistic healing through the arts. Read more

NICU receives national award

The Akron Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has a bloodstream infection rate that is more than 15 percent below the national NICU average for the most at-risk babies treated. Learn more

Patient named Ohio’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion

Bradford “Brad” Harris from Akron has been chosen to represent the state of Ohio for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champions program in 2011. Brad is the first patient from Akron Children’s Hospital to receive this distinction. View photos 

Akron Children's Hospital
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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Kids are #1 Run
Perkins Square Park
11 a.m.

We need your help

Recently, Congress introduced legislation that would reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program for five years. This important program, which provides funding to children’s hospitals to train our pediatric care providers, is set to expire in September unless Congress acts. Learn more about how vital this funding is to Akron Children's. Watch the video and take action.

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