December 19, 2022

2023 Ilene Beal Courageous Provider Award Recipient - Kenneth Pituch, M.D.

Kenneth Pituch, M.D.

We're excited to share that Kenneth Pituch, M.D., is a 2023 recipient of the Courageous Parents Network Ilene Beal Courageous Provider Award. This award honors pediatric clinicians who provide exceptional family-centered care in circumstances of serious childhood illness. Dr. Pituch carries compassion, empathy, and the ability to accompany families during difficult phases of the illness journey.

Kenneth Pituch’s nominators described his advocacy for a holistic view of his patient as specialists presented their findings and recommendations. The family reflected on the courage he displayed in his willingness to answer difficult questions “compassionately and without flinching.” The family also stressed the warm and supportive relationship they built together with Dr. Pituch which endures beyond the life of their child.