Skip to main content
Go to homepage

Pediatric Residency Program Administrative Team


Maria Ramundo, MD, MSEd, CPE

Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Associate Chair of Pediatrics for Academic Affairs; Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Sabrina Ben-Zion, MD, FAAP

Associate Pediatric Program Director, Ambulatory Medicine; Research Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Pediatrician

Sladjana Courson, DO

Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director; Co-Director of the Residency Quality Initiative Program; Pediatrician

Kathryn Mansel, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Hospitalist; Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director; Co-Director, EBM and Journal Club

Samantha Gunkelman, MD

Co-Director, Residency Quality Improvement Program; Pediatric Hospitalist

Lindsay Harsey, DO

Co-Director, EBM and Journal Club; Pediatric Hospitalist

Wendy Van Ittersum, MD, FAAP

Director, Pediatric Residency Simulation Program; Pediatric Hospitalist

Ryan Heksch, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist; Director, M & M Conference and Residency Teaching Elective

Summit Mall Play Area
Answer Key:
Click to expand
There are 10 nurses in the picture.

And we have many more pediatric primary care providers in Northeast Ohio. You can meet some of them here.
Summit Mall Play Area
Answer Key:
Click to expand
The five differences are:
– Phone color
– Coat pocket
– Stethoscope earpiece color
– Stethoscope bell dot
– Clipboard paper color

Need help finding a doctor, choosing a location or getting a general question about Akron Children's answered? Call us or fill out the form and we'll help in any way we can.
Summit Mall Play Area
Answer Key:
Click to expand
The two matching doctors are 9 and 14.

With virtual visits, you can see our pediatric experts from the comfort of home or wherever you are.
Summit Mall Play Area
Answer Key:
Click to expand
The correct path:
The Correct Path
We offer many ways to get pediatric care all over Northeast Ohio. Use this page to find the right kind of care and the most convenient location for you.