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Akron Children's Hospital Fellowship Programs

Akron Children’s Hospital Fellowship programs are structured to provide excellent clinical and scholarly training in a friendly and supportive environment.  Our trainees graduate as expertly trained clinicians who provide superior clinical care, are content experts in their respective fields and are seasoned educators of future clinicians.  In addition to busy clinical services which expose Fellows to the breadth of their subspecialties, the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute at Akron Children’s Hospital provides Fellows with the scholarly training and experience necessary to further their academic pursuits.

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For more information, Contact:

Tasha Capozzi, BS, CCRC
Fellowship Coordinator
Akron Children’s Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308

Fellowship Programs:


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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

We are an ACGME accredited Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program. We are a SMALL Program and we like it that way… Our FOCUS is EDUCATION, not service.

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Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

As a fellow, you will receive clinical training with patients with diverse neurologic and neurodevelopmental conditions that span a wide age range from newborn to young adult.

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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship

We offer one of only 43 ACGME-accredited developmental-behavioral pediatrics fellowship training programs. Our 3-year program allows for the training of 2 physicians each year who are board certified or board eligible in pediatrics or pediatrics/internal medicine. 

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Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

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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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

We offer a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship to pediatric trained candidates and a 2-year ACGME accredited fellowship to emergency medicine trained candidates.  

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Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

As a program that ranks in the top half of pediatric cancer centers in the number of new cancer cases treated each year, we offer pediatric hematology-oncology fellows a robust and varied clinical experience with exposure to patients with virtually every form of childhood cancer and blood disorder.

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

2-year fellowship program in Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM), and a track for internal medicine-pediatrics residency program graduates (IMPHM) that includes inpatient rotations in internal medicine.

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Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program

Robust clinical training in ocular and visual system disorders in infants, children and teens, as well as eye movement disorders and strabismus in adults. As a fellow, you will supervise and instruct students and residents, and participate in administrative aspects of medical care. You will also participate in clinical and basic science research. 

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Pediatric Optometry Fellowship Program

Our one year pediatric optometry fellowship provides a multi-specialty, high volume, progressive learning environment involving pediatric eye care.  Fellows will become proficient in all aspects of pediatric optometry including primary care, contact lenses, disorders of binocular vision and diagnosis and medical treatment of common visual system diseases in infants and children. 

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Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship

Exposes you to patients with a variety of conditions and socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  You will receive training in inpatient, outpatient and community settings, and your training experience includes a consultation model, longitudinal care of patients and families, collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, and exposure to bereavement support.

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Pediatric Pathology Fellowship

We offer a 1-year ACGME-approved pediatric pathology fellowship program. Our goal is to enable you to practice pediatric pathology in a general hospital or children's hospital and qualify for pediatric pathology boards. We also give you ample opportunity to develop laboratory management and teaching skills.

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Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

We offer a 12-month fellowship program in clinical pediatric psychology beginning in September of each year. Our program objectives and values follow the Recommendations for Training in Pediatric Psychology: Defining Core Competencies Across Training Levels.

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Sports Medicine Fellowship

Become proficient in all aspects within the field of sports medicine. Our curriculum provides numerous clinical and educational opportunities in on-the-field assessment of injuries, evaluation of overuse and traumatic injuries in the clinic setting, rehabilitation principles, and injury prevention.

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