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Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

This fellowship works with these departments and clinics:


Fully accredited by the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists (AOCA), our 1-year pediatric anesthesia fellowship holds the distinction of being the only osteopathic anesthesiology fellowship program in Ohio. As a fellow at the largest pediatric provider in northeast Ohio, you'll be introduced to a wide range of pediatric subspecialties and diverse clinical and educational experiences. 

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Our goal is to provide a strong foundation for a career in pediatric anesthesiology by exposing you to a flexible academic environment.

As a pediatric anesthesiology fellow, you'll experience patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal communication skills, professionalism and systems-based practice, based on ACGME competencies. 

Our program is accredited by the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists and one of the few in Ohio.

Jonathan Klein, DO
Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Akron Children's
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308

*Fellowship Stipends 2024-25

PL-4 – $71,443

PL-5 – $72,871

PL-6 -- $74,329

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Stipends

PL-1 – $63,384

PL-2 – $64,652

Optometry Fellowship Stipend

PL-1 - $63,384


House officers are granted 3 weeks of vacation or 15 customary working days.

Conference Time

Fellows are entitled to 5 days of conference time each year for medical conventions and courses outside the hospital.

Educational Allowance

Fellows are provided $1,500 annually for use toward medical-related journals or books, conferences, and license renewals.


*This information may differ by fellowship. Please check with the director for specifics.

Research and Scholarship Travel

We encourage and support investigator-initiated research by subspecialty fellows. Therefore, we support research-related travel when the fellow is in good academic and professional standing, and when prior written approval of the program director is documented. All hospital policies relating to travel must be followed.

Professional Liability

Professional liability insurance is provided by the hospital.

Health Benefits

Fellows and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the hospital’s health, dental, and vision insurance programs. Costs are shared between the fellow and the hospital. Benefits are available immediately.

Retirement Benefits

Fellows may participate in the Hospital’s 403(b) Plan from their date of hire. Match dollars are not available to fellows.

Medical License & DEA

Fellows are required to obtain an Ohio State Medical License and DEA certificate prior to beginning training.


A key access card for convenient parking is provided at no charge.

Lab Coats

One embroidered lab coat is provided if desired.


Fellows are given $60 every week for use in the hospital cafeteria.

Relocation expenses

The hospital provides reimbursement for initial relocation expenses, up to $1,000, subject to current tax laws.

Smoke, Electronic Cigarette and Tobacco-Free Campus

Akron Children’s is a tobacco-free healthcare system. Prospective employees who test positive for nicotine will have their offer of employment rescinded and will not be permitted to start work.

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