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Meet our iCAN Parents & Families...

  • Parents and Guardians of iCAN members (children of all ages) that want to support the youth voice.

  • Families (siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents) of iCAN members (children of all ages) that want to support the youth voice.

  • Committed to the iCAN Mission.  

  • Creating and participating in opportunities to support pediatric healthcare excellence.

  • Engaged throughout their local community, nationally, and globally.

  • Seeking support through project participation, speaking experience, networking, and educational opportunities. 

Join the iCAN Parent Council

The iCAN Parent Council is an engaged group of parents and caregivers whom are dedicated by supporting youth initiatives throughout iCAN.

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2022 iCAN Parent Council Chair


Private Duty Nurse Staffing Coordinator

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare

Projects, Opportunities, Resources
For Parents & Families

Have a project, opportunity, or resource you would like to share? Email us at

Medical Team

What Parents Should Consider When Enrolling Children in Research

JAMA Pediatrics

Are you interested in enrolling your child in a research study?

Click below to learn about the different requirements for research studies, how to find a study, and more.

Provided by JAMA Pediatrics.

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RACE for Children Act

From Labcorp Drug Development Inc.

Learn How the RACE for Children Act Impacts Pediatric Oncology Drug Development

Click below to learn more.


Parents & Families: Ways to get involved

iCAN Resource

Are you looking for different ways to get involved with iCAN?

Check our "For Kids" page to find activities for the entire family.

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The Road Map Project

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) is working with patients, parents, and the Learning Networks Program of the Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence to increase awareness for patients, families, clinicians, and provide ways to help.


The Roadmap Project is a national effort that aims to support the resilience, emotional, and mental health of pediatric patients with chronic conditions and their families.

Click below to learn more about the Road Map Project featuring iCAN's Director, Amy Ohmer.

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Parents' Perspective: The Need for Emotional Support

Children's Hospital Association

Emotional health is an essential component of child health, especially for families of pediatric patients with chronic conditions. 

Click below to read more.

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