In 2015, Akron Children’s launched a program called ASCEND (Assuring Success with a Commitment to Enhance Nurse Diversity) with the goal of promoting a more diverse nursing workforce at the hospital. The 10-week summer internship, designed for nursing students entering their senior year, provides students professional development opportunities, hands-on nurse-related activities and the potential for […]
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.
While many of us sat watching television coverage of the flooding in Houston – feeling helpless – JoEllen “Jody” Weilnau, a pharmacy clinical coordinator – was mobilized, on the ground in Houston and helping with triage. Since 2009, Jody has been a member of a disaster medical assistance team (DMAT) as part of the National […]
The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, representing more than 2,900 members in the state, recently bestowed its highest honor, the 2017 Elizabeth Spencer Ruppert, MD, FAAP, Outstanding Pediatrician of the Year Award, to Dr. Norman Christopher, chair of the department of pediatrics. This award recognizes a pediatrician for distinguished achievements and outstanding […]
Congratulations to Rochelle Nyer, speech-language pathologist in the interdisciplinary autism diagnostic clinic in the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC), for being named an honoree at the Milestones Autism Resources annual benefit for her steadfast commitment and dedication to serving the autism community. The northeast Ohio-based Milestones Autism Resources offers education and coaching for families and professionals through conferences, workshops, […]
Jennifer Arnold’s eye-opening experience as part of the 7th annual Children’s Up Close day included a test of an oncologist’s negotiating skills. “A little boy was trying to convince the doctor that his bloodwork had to be redone; he was upset about not being allowed to play football because of his condition,” Arnold said. Arnold, […]
New pediatric emergency medicine physician, Danielle Paulin, DO, MA is use to change, having lived in nearly 10 different cities over the past decade, and thrives in an environment that keeps pace with her interest in medicine. Perhaps that’s why she already feels right at home at Akron Children’s where she gets to care for […]