Akron Children’s Hospital has been ranked in 6 specialties on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best children’s hospital in the United States, now available online. For 2019-20, Akron Children’s ranked: 31st in Pediatric Urology 37th in Pediatric Pulmonology 39th in Neonatal Care 42nd in Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery 45th in […]
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.
A mere 3 years ago, employees and patient families looking to grab a meal only had 1 option on the hospital’s Akron campus – the traditional cafeteria known as the Kids’ Café on the hospital’s third floor. Fast forward to 2019 and not only are there additional places to eat on campus (the Kay Kafé […]
Congratulations to Shelly Brown who was recently named the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation’s new vice president of development. Shelly joined Akron Children’s in 2008, and most recently served as senior director of principal giving. As vice president, Shelly is responsible for all aspects of fundraising to support the hospital’s mission. We asked Shelly to share […]
As a clinical research nurse, Amy Kundmueller knows the important role evidence-based research plays in medicine. It wasn’t until she had her second child that she realized how creating a running routine based on proven approaches could help her overall health and fitness. “I needed to lose baby weight, and I didn’t have time to […]
If he’s not busy treating patients for allergies, eczema and asthma, Dr. Brian Schroer can be found on the water fishing. The same traits that make him a great fisherman — a good listener, patient and persistent — are what he brings to the role as Akron Children’s newest director of the Department of Pediatric […]
Parents put a lot of thought and effort into choosing the person who is going to take care of their child for the next 18 years. For this reason, the physician recruiters in the hospital’s human resources (HR) department have an important job making sure the providers they help hire are not just great caregivers, […]