Tina Murray, a parent liaison in the recovery room or PACU (post-anesthesia care unit), credits her youngest child, Aric, with launching her career at Akron Children’s. In 1982, Aric attended an early intervention program operated by the hospital and Kent State University. The experience was so positive for Tina’s family that when Aric transitioned to […]
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.
People who meet Becky Brady, medical assistant in Akron Children’s Center for Allergy & Immunology, for the first time may not realize how good-humored she is. After all, the new patients she encounters often feel miserable by the time they come to the hospital for tests and treatment. For many of them, the last thing […]
Ever since Debbie Ouellette, nurse coordinator in Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center, was a little girl, she liked to dance. She planned to be a ballet dancer, but by the time she reached high school, her aspirations changed. Instead, Debbie earned a nursing degree in college, but continued dancing for fun and fitness. In […]
You’ve heard of “The Elf on the Shelf®,” right? Well, how about the “Elf at the Nurses’ Station,” “The Elf on the Monitor” and the “The Elf in the PACU?” For the past week, as the staff in Akron Children’s GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center has been taking part in some elf magic just like many families of […]
Congratulations to Chief Nursing Information Officer Pam Baker, MSN, for being recognized by the Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives (OONE) as their 2018 Nurse Leader of the Year. The award identifies a top nurse leader across the state for innovation in leadership of the workplace and profession, promotion of professional practice through research and publications, […]
If you saw Andrew (A.J.) Neely in the hall last month, you may not have recognized him. The normally clean-shaven public safety officer was sporting a beard in honor of “No-Shave” November. “In November, our department participated in a national cause called ‘No-Shave November’ by donating money to the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer […]