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Akron Children’s Hospital welcomes new palliative care physician

04-27-2018 (Ohio)

Anne Elliott, M.D., has joined Akron Children’s Hospital as a pediatric palliative care physician in the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center.

After receiving her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, Dr. Elliott completed her pediatrics residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She went on to complete her fellowships in pediatric hematology-oncology at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, and in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine at The University of Florida-Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.

Akron Children's Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center offers specialized medical care for children with serious illnesses, including genetic disorders, cancer, prematurity, neurologic disorders, and heart and lung conditions. The center focuses on relieving the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness and improving quality of life for both children and their families.

A recipient of The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its compliance with the commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in pediatric palliative care, the center also provides leadership in education, research and advocacy initiatives in pediatric palliative care locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Dr. Elliott is board-certified in pediatrics and hospice and palliative medicine. She resides in West Akron.