Soaring 19,341 feet above sea level, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak in Africa, and one of the highest in the world. This past September, it was also checked off the bucket list of Dr. Tsulee Chen, a neurosurgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital. “It turns out it was so much more than just a hike […]
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.
As chair of pathology and laboratory medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, Dr. Jennifer Baccon diagnoses diseases that impact the normal growth and development of children. She works in concert with other physicians to accurately identify medical conditions to get patients on treatment plans quickly. While she plays a lead role in caring for others at […]
For hospital president and CEO Bill Considine, every day at Akron Children’s feels like a birthday, a gift shared with staff, patients and families. And while he plans to celebrate his own milestone birthday with family and close friends, he took a few moments to share his thoughts on the occasion with his extended hospital […]
In its first year participating in a national award program recognizing respiratory therapy excellence, the hospital had no trouble identifying a fitting inaugural winner. Mahoning Valley’s Christine Loomis earned Akron Children’s Hospital’s first PHIL Award, the only nationally recognized award for respiratory therapists, which was presented earlier this month. She was chosen through a process […]
For pediatric neurologist, Ian Rossman, MD, PhD, there’s nothing quite as comforting as being greeted by a cold nose and wagging tail. While dogs are his constant companion at home, Dr. Rossman is the one who provides constant care — from diagnosis to treatment — to his patients with brain, spinal cord and nervous system […]
When the Cleveland Indians acquired highly touted relief pitcher Andrew Miller in a trade with the New York Yankees last season, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) pediatric nurse practitioner Denise Stoneman was one of the first to hear about it. She had an inside source, former Mahoning Valley Scrapper Ben Heller, who happened to be […]