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 day in the life of an EEG tech

Olga Lytvynova and Jeanine Schuller both took what can only be described as circuitous routes to become registered EEG technologists at Akron Children’s.

Pediatrician and hospitalist never misses a beat

Whether it’s dancing, hiking or snow skiing, Dr. Lauren Bouton is not one to sit idle. Growing up, backyard adventures fueled her zest for life, but today it’s her passion for caring that’s brought her to our backyard.

Lisa’s journey with breast cancer: Gaining support at work and home

When Lisa Broadway turned 40 this year, she wasted no time scheduling her first mammogram. Fortunately, she always stays on top of her preventative care because the radiologist found breast cancer in one breast.

Fostering a passion for caring for kids

Growing up in a family with 7 kids and numerous foster children, Dr. Megan Knowles knows a thing or two about sharing. But it’s the lessons she learned from her mom about caring for others that supports her work today as a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Locust Pediatric Care Group.

A day in the life of a visitor monitor

Their warm smiles and outgoing personalities make them approachable, which is vital in their customer-service oriented positions as hospital visitor monitors.

“N” is for Nurture…but also for NURSES!

More than 40 retired nurses, representing more than 1,000 years of service to the hospital, gathered recently to celebrate Akron Children’s Hospital’s 125 years of caring.