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Best photos of 2013 at Akron Children’s Hospital

The Youngstown Air Reserve Station salutes one of our brave patients through the 910th Airlift Wing Pilot for a Day program. Nominated by their physician, Akron Children's patients are selected to participate in the program 4 times a year.

What better way to look back on 2013 than through our favorite images?

Team planning high-risk birth center has 182 collective years of OB experience

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Last month, Akron Children’s announced that it would dedicate a floor in its new building to high-risk deliveries – a milestone in the hospital’s 123-year history.

Two huge tower cranes now in place on the construction site

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If you’ve been watching the progress of our critical care tower on our Webcam you might have noticed two very large additions to the construction site – a 210-foot and a 230-foot white, tower crane. The smaller one is about as tall as 300 Tonka toy cranes stacked on top of each other! – See […]

Creating new building model is a snap (Photo gallery)

(L-R) Volunteer architects Dan Gilbert and Jonathan Morschl and associate development officer Brian Hollingsworth were instrumental in building the LEGO model.

With a little more than a month for planning and construction, a team of 30 volunteers set out to achieve the unthinkable – construction of the new critical care tower at the Akron campus.

Construction camera is your view into the building project

A morning view of the construction site.

Watch Akron Children’s construction project as it happens with our new Web camera and interactive archive calendar. You can select any date and time to view the site on that day as well as share your favorite image via email, Facebook and Twitter. There’s also a link to a timelapse video in the bottom left-hand corner. Images are updated every 15 minutes to provide a fresh look at the construction site.

Doggie Brigade profile: Clark and Rhea

Clark is 7 months old

Rhea Bateman was in a familiar place and replaying a scene that has unfolded countless times in her 20 years at Akron Children’s Hospital as a volunteer with the Doggie Brigade. She was stalled in a hallway crossroads on the third floor of the hospital. Her 17-month-old Bullmastiff, Clark, was on center stage. Everyone who […]