When she was a resident at Akron Children’s, Megan Litman, MD, got bit by the running bug. She started out running for fun and for her health, even participating in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series on relay teams and in a half marathon. Four years and a medical degree later, Dr. Litman is still running and hopes to complete a marathon some day. Until then, you can find her right on track at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Streetsboro were she sees infants, kids and teens for everything – from well visits and ear infections to more serious conditions like diabetes and mental health issues.
Q: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I love the ocean and tropical weather. Ever since my husband and I visited Hawaii a few years ago, I’ve dreamed of living there some day.
Q: If you could choose your age forever, what age would it be and why?
A: I’ve always looked back on second grade fondly. I miss the simpler times – feeling carefree and protected from the world, without the worry of responsibility.
Q: What did you eat for breakfast? If nothing, what’s your favorite breakfast?
A: I usually eat Frosted Mini Wheats for breakfast, but pancakes and bacon are my favorite.
Q: What is the last thing you do before you go to sleep?
A: Watch Friends reruns.
Q: What song do you know all the words to by heart?
A: I was a huge ‘N Sync fan years ago and probably know most of their songs by heart still today.
Q: Something you’ve always wanted to do and still want to do it?
A: I really enjoy running and would consider running a marathon in the future. The past 4 years I’ve participated in the Akron Marathon on a relay team 3 times and also did a half marathon during my residency.
Q: What was your favorite childhood toy?
A: Nintendo Gameboy. Tetris was my favorite game.
Q: What’s your favorite movie?
A: Jurassic Park. I saw it in the theater 8 times the year it was released and wanted to be a paleontologist.
Q: What’s your favorite food and who makes it?
A: Cheeseburgers and French fries. I love to try burgers from different places, but the Galley Boy from Swensons is one of my favorites.
Q: What was your first concert?
A: My sister took me to see Bryan Adams when I was 12.