Jody Pittner has the kind of job most people would envy. Her well-worn, paint splattered overalls give a hint of how she spends most days – helping kids of all ages express themselves through art. As the hospital’s only full-time art therapist, Jody spends her days in the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center offering […]
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.
During his internship at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Prasad Bodas traveled around Nepal on a motorcycle measuring health outcomes. “It was a great experience for a college kid whose mother would have never let him have a motorcycle in the States,” he said. That experience helped cement his decision to pursue a […]
Hannah Rhodes, DO, a hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Beeghly campus, becomes part of a patient’s world when they’re admitted to the hospital. Here, she helps primary care physicians diagnose and manage a child’s care during their stay as an inpatient. Although her personalized, daily bedside visits help her get to know patients’ needs by […]
When she was a resident at Akron Children’s, Megan Litman, MD, got bit by the running bug. She started out running for fun and for her health, even participating in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series on relay teams and in a half marathon. Four years and a medical degree later, Dr. Litman […]
While leafing through a magazine at her doctor’s office, Barbara Brown came across an article about Dr. Sarah Friebert, who was being recognized as one of the area’s top doctors. “Learning about the work of Dr. Friebert and the palliative care team really resonated with me,” Barbara said. Later that evening, she told her husband […]
Certified Registered Nurse Renee Carver takes a lot of pride in what she does. It’s one of the reasons she actively precepts nursing students and also was a motivating factor in her decision to pursue nursing board certification a few years ago. Board certification is the formal process through the American Nurses Credentialing Center that […]