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Summa Health Foundation

Since the founding of Akron City Hospital in 1892, the patients and families of Summa Health have benefited from the sustained generosity of our community. Summa Health Foundation is dedicated to extending this legacy of giving to advance compassionate, coordinated care at Summa Health. Every gift makes a difference in the lives of those we serve today and for generations to come.


Gary B. Williams, M.D., honored with the 2017 Distinguished Physician Award. Read more.

Giving back to the community is part of the fabric of the Miktarian family. Read more.

Summa Health breaks ground on new West Tower. Read more.

Summa Health Comfort Cart filled by local construction staff. Read more.

The future of healthcare begins here

On May 15, Summa Health held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction for the West Tower at Summa Health System - Akron Campus. Please enjoy a short video of the landmark groundbreaking below. 

Upcoming Events

  • Summa Health Foundation Golf Outing - June 20, 2017. Join Summa Health supporters for a day of golf and philanthropy at Firestone Country Club's South Course. Learn more.
  • Summa Health Sapphire Ball - October 21, 2017. Attend the highly-anticipated Sapphire Ball at the John S. Knight Center with featured entertainment The Four Tops! Be sure to get your tickets early, this event regularly sells out. Learn more.
  • Summa Health Behind the White Coat - November 2017. Join us for the chance to speak one-on-one with doctors and experts and learn about the cutting-edge advances underway in key clinical areas at Summa Health at this exciting behind-the-scenes event. More information to come.