Dr. Stacia Dearmin is a physician, nationally recognized speaker, ICF-certified professional coach, and consultant. She provides clinical expertise in pediatrics, partnering with the firm’s healthcare litigation practice to provide clinical support and assistance.
She brings 25 years of bedside practice and teaching focused primarily on pediatric emergency medicine. She practiced most recently in the Division of Emergency Services at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio. Prior to that, she was Assistant Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Hillcrest Hospital/Cleveland Clinic Health System. As clinical faculty of several Ohio medical schools, she trained countless resident physicians of several specialties as well as medical students.
Seeing a vast unmet need, Dr. Dearmin founded Thrive: Insight, Education, Support, LLC to support physicians and other medical professionals facing difficult patient outcomes and malpractice lawsuits. In 2018, she had the honor of giving, and later publishing, the endowed Zaremsky lecture in Health Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, educating an audience of physicians and lawyers alike. She continues to enrich physician retreats and wellness summits with her teaching and inspires local, regional, state and national physician associations with her talks.
Dr. Dearmin is the creator of a highly regarded, on demand video CME course for healthcare defendants. Additionally, she provides individualized support to those navigating difficult outcomes and litigation.
In addition, she long served as a consultant to teams developing pediatric clinical content for Change Healthcare, AxisPoint Health and Relay Health. She has also contributed to the development of Continuing Medical Education designed to reduce preventable patient harm in pediatric emergency medicine.
A proud alumna of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Oberlin College, Dr. Dearmin completed her pediatric residency at Akron Children’s Hospital.