As a physician, Dr. Jackie Lickliter cares for kids at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Boardman and Warren West as if they were her own. Personally, she takes that promise one step further by helping foster kids in ways medicine can’t – with her time and friendship. When Dr. Lickliter isn’t busy tending to her patients, […]
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.
If you set out to spend more than half a century practicing pediatric medicine, Dr. Robert Stone knows he was fortunate to see his career span the period between 1961 and 2016. It was a time of great progress in children’s healthcare from vaccines and new treatments for disease to injury prevention through advocacy and […]
On July 19 in the third year of her residency, Dr. Rachel Nebelsick, pregnant for the first time, was on rotation at Akron Children’s Hospital when she went into premature labor at 23 weeks. The budding pediatrician was immediately admitted to Cleveland Clinic’s Akron General across the street. It was the start of an ordeal […]
I’ll be there for you is not only the theme song to Dr. Lauren Ousley’s favorite TV show, Friends, but also a theme that echoes through the Emergency Department at Akron Children’s where she works. As one of the department’s new physicians, Dr. Ousley splits her time between the Emergency and Sedation Services Department to […]
New physician, Dr. Jessica Tattershall, isn’t afraid of hard work – from becoming the first in her family to graduate from college to fixing up an old house to save money for medical school – or the satisfaction that comes with a job well done. It’s this same drive and ambition that motivates her today […]
Of all the medical specialties, orthopedic surgery is arguably the most physically demanding. Pushing bones back into place requires brute force, while long surgery sessions demand stamina – which may explain why orthopedics is one of the few medical specialties still male-dominated. Today only 4% of board-certified orthopedic surgeons are women. Dr. Sheryl Handler at […]