After an extensive evaluation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Akron Children’s nurse residency program was recently awarded a 3-year accreditation with distinction – the highest recognition given by ANCC’s credentialing program. “This accreditation signifies the quality of our nurse residency program,” said Nancy Mosca, Ph.D., RN-BC, PNP-BC, PHCNS-BC, director, nursing professional practice. “As […]
From the way we build connections with our patients to the way we push the limits of medicine, working at Akron Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind experience.
There’s a sign on the door when you enter the back hallway of the rehabilitation department with a picture of a black lab that says, “Francis at work.” If you think the rehab department has gone to the dogs, you’re half right. On any day of the week you will find longtime Doggie Brigade™ sponsored […]
New physician Zaid Khatib, MD isn’t afraid to dig in and help his team on the field or at Akron Children’s Hospital. As a former rugby player, Dr. Khatib has always been quick on his feet to advance the ball or disrupt a defender. Today, as a sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s, he’s able […]
Beginning as a teen and continuing through her years at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, Dr. Georgette Constantinou noticed that people – fellow classmates and even older adults– often reached out to her for help in solving their personal problems. “I wanted to be a pediatrician since the age of 12 but it just […]
Every year, the March of Dimes, an organization that focuses on preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality, honors nurses from across Ohio at its annual Nurse of the Year awards ceremony. This state-wide event recognizes exceptional nurses, creates awareness of professional excellence, and promotes the future of nursing as a profession. Nurses can […]
Gina Altieri is a survivor in every sense of the word. In 2012 her world was tragically rocked when her 10-year-old son, Gino, died after a 22-month journey fighting alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer made up of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles. After taking time to grieve, Gina was looking for a way to […]