Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital
October 2021
Chris Gessner 
Akron Children's welcomes new president and CEO Chris Gessner

As he begins his tenure as Akron Children's Hospital president and CEO, Chris Gessner shares his philosophy, vision and leadership style.

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Grace Wakulchik
After nearly 30 years at Akron Children’s, Grace Wakulchik leaves behind a lasting legacy of resilient leadership and advocacy for family-centered care. She is looking forward to retirement and spending time with grandchildren. Read more →
2021 Radiothon thank you
Thanks to incredible support from the community, this year's Miracles & Promises Radiothon benefiting Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley was a big success! Click through to see how much was raised at this year's event. Read more →
Holiday Tree Festival
This year the Holiday Tree Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary virtually. Join in the holiday tradition online Nov. 13-16 to see all the trees, wreaths and holiday gifts that will be available to purchase in support of Akron Children's. Read more →
MV ED groundbreaking
Akron Children's has officially broken ground on an emergency department construction project at our Boardman campus. Thanks to donor support, this project will expand the capacity of the ED to accommodate increased patient visits. Read more → 

Holiday Tree Festival
November 13-16

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Tailgate Watch Party hosted by the Engage Committee
November 14
12 - 5 p.m.
Lock 3, Downtown Akron

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