Celebrating 125 years

Celebrating 125th anniversary

Throughout 2015, we will be celebrating Akron Children’s 125th anniversary. We’ll celebrate, not by counting the years, but by cherishing the memories, friendships and connections that have created the smiles and laughs that ring throughout our halls. That’s what our 125 means to us. Learn more about our year-long celebration at 125.akronchildrens.org, and by following […]

Doctors help parents understand what happens in a children’s hospital with new blog

Care team at the PICU bedside

Akron Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce a new blog called On The Floor, which is aimed at helping parents understand what happens in a children’s hospital during those times your child needs it.

Answers to 6 commonly asked questions about ACL tears A Q & A with Dr. Kerwyn Jones

High school girls playing basketball

Why do girls tear their ACL more than boys? What’s the difference between an ACL and meniscal tear? After surgery, can my son expect to return to the same level of play as before surgery?

Top 20 feel-good stories of 2013


In 2013, we published 449 stories on our blog, which ranged from news articles to patient and staff features. Some were created by our staff while others were submitted by parents of our patients. These blog posts took you inside the walls of Akron Children’s and showcased the special stories that happen here every day. […]

Video: Designing the best high-risk delivery area for mom and baby


The high-risk delivery space in Akron Children’s new medical tower is being designed to accommodate a projected 100 patients annually, with plenty of room for expansion as the patient census grows.

Akron Children’s Beeghly campus celebrates 5 years

Patient families and staff at Akron Children's Beeghly campus love our Doggie Brigade

December marks the 5th anniversary of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Beeghly campus in Boardman, Ohio. When the Beeghly campus first opened, it provided inpatient services, a pediatric ER, laboratory and radiology services supported by pharmacy, and rehabilitative therapies. Since then, it has expanded to include a full range of services such as primary care, childhood cancer and […]