Akron Children’s welcomes pediatric palliative care pioneer from South Korea

When we met Ae Ran Hwang, a visiting nurse and family counselor from a pediatric palliative care program in Seoul, South Korea, I was reminded of Shakespeare’s words, “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” At 4 ft., 8 in., Ae Ran is diminutive in stature but a force of energy, compassion and wisdom.

“Meritage of Miracles” event aims to fund palliative care program in the Mahoning Valley

On Sunday, July 27, L’uva Bella Winery in Lowellville, Ohio, will open its doors from 4 to 8 p.m. to host “Meritage of Miracles” – a wine-tasting and dining event to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.

KidJam! Studio in hospital’s expressive therapy center welcomes its first patient

The Summit.FM celebrated the opening of the KIDJAM! Radio™ Broadcast Recording Studio in our Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy last Friday. The studio offers young patients a unique radio broadcast recording experience, as part of programming through Akron Children’s existing center.

The New Yorker article shines spotlight on pediatric palliative care

The Jan. 20 issue of The New Yorker magazine includes an article about pediatric palliative care, for which Dr. Sarah Friebert, director of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, was interviewed.

Dr. Friebert continues to break down barriers in pediatric palliative care with keynote speech

Dr. Sarah Friebert gave a plenary speech at the Center to Advance Palliative Care National Seminar on Nov. 7, where she advocated for pediatric palliative care programs.

Life, love and legacy through pediatric palliative care

After two years of planning, research and filming, Akron Children’s Hospital is happy to announce a new documentary featuring the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center and the stories of seven families.