Join Hattie Larlham Saturday, November 2, at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center as we gather with family, friends and supporters for the 13th annual Circle of Caring. The event will acknowledge the people who have generously supported us as we continue to dream and achieve. The evening will feature a cocktail reception, a full course dinner and auction.
Proceeds from the 2013 Circle of Caring will benefit the children and adults with developmental disabilities at Hattie Larlham. Thank you for being a part of the journey in enhancing the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Hattie Larlham is pleased to announce the 2013 Circle of Caring honorees: Patricia DePompei, RN, MSN, President of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, and William H. Considine, President and CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital. Both honorees have demonstrated a sincere and devoted passion to providing health care to children of all ages and abilities. DePompei and Considine are actively involved with numerous community organizations and have left a lasting impression on those they have served.
Patti DePompei assumed the role of president at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s and MacDonald Women’s Hospital in October, 2012.
DePompei held a variety of health care positions during the past 20 years, including management positions in pediatric and neonatal intensive care and human resources. Prior to her role as president, DePompei served as CNO and vice president of patient care operations since 2008 with overall responsibility for strategic management of all clinical operations and patient care services at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s and MacDonald Women’s Hospitals.
DePompei is a registered nurse, earning her bachelor’s degree cum laude in nursing from the University of Toledo/Medical College of Ohio, a master’s degree in nursing from Kent State University and completed the Executive Management Series in Health Care at Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management.
She has served in a number of local organizations including the University Hospitals of Cleveland United Way campaigns, Greater Cleveland Health Care Cabinet Member for United Way and board member of Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland. She has been honored as the YWCA of Greater Cleveland Woman of Professional Excellence, the 2010 American Red Cross Medical Hero of Greater Cleveland and in 2011 received the Michael T. Gyves Prize for Excellence in Obstetrics.
William H. Considine has served as president of Akron Children’s Hospital for 33 years. He is one of the longest tenured hospital chief executive officers in the country and is known nationally and internationally as a leader and advocate on issues affecting health care for children. Considine is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a past chairman of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions. He has appeared on the Today Show, CBS News and other media advocating for issues that affect children. In 2011, the Akron Community Foundation presented him with the Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award. Recently, Considine was appointed to the board of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
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Thank you to everyone who made the 2012 Circle of Caring a wonderful night. The gala evening was a great success for Hattie Larlham and the children and adults with developmental disabilities for whom it provides services.
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