Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital
October 2022
Newsweek 23 ranking 
Newsweek ranks Akron Children's Hospital as one of the best pediatric hospitals

Akron Children's appears 22nd on Newsweek's list of the 200 best pediatric hospitals worldwide. Newsweek compiles the rankings to help patients and their families know which hospitals have the most accomplished physicians and diagnosticians and advanced technology to offer the highest level of care.  

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Dr. Shefali Mahesh
Dr. Shefali Mahesh was recently named the Dr. Noah Miller Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital. She joined Akron Children's in 2008 as a pediatric nephrologist, and also serves in several other leadership roles at the hospital, including president of the medical staff. Read more →
Akron campus renovation
Akron Children's is continuing its commitment to designing spaces "through the eyes of a child" with a series of renovation projects on the third floor of the Akron hospital campus that will ensure that some of the oldest parts of our facility reflect a child-friendly and family-centered approach to design. Read more →
HTF 22
The 41st annual Holiday Tree Festival presented by the Volunteers of Akron Children's Hospital is back in-person this year! Join us Nov. 12-19 at the John S. Knight Center for this spectacular holiday tradition, with a Preview Gala taking place the evening of Nov. 11. More information →
Holiday Hopes and Wishes
Holiday Hopes and Wishes, presented by the Kid’s Crew of Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, is a great way to celebrate the holiday season while supporting the hospital. Join us Dec. 9 for a luncheon, holiday bake shoppe, basket raffle and silent auction. More information → 


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Holiday Tree Festival 
November 12-19, with a Preview Gala November 11
John S. Knight Center, Downtown Akron


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Breakfast with Santa
November 12 and November 19
8:30-10:30 a.m.
John S. Knight Center, Downtown Akron

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Children's Tree of Lights
December 2 (deadline to purchase lights is November 18)
5:30 p.m.
Perkins Square Park at Akron Children's Hospital

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Holiday Hopes and Wishes
December 9
10 a.m.
Mr. Anthony's, Boardman

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Your donations directly support the programs and services that make Akron Children's Hospital a better place.





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