With a medley of seasonal decorations and magical trees on display, it’s easy to get caught up in the sparkling details of Akron Children’s Hospital’s 34th annual Holiday Tree Festival. In fact, decorators spend hours carefully crafting every detail to bring not only beauty to the branches, but also meaning. Details found in trees like […]
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At Akron Children’s Hospital, we have much to be thankful for as we celebrate our 125th anniversary, but we also wanted to know what our families were thinking as we approach Thanksgiving Day. What are you thankful for? Let us know in the comments section or on our Facebook page.
The beauty of the Akron Children’s Hospital Holiday Tree Festival is often in the stories that inspire people to donate and decorate trees. For one local family, the care they received at Children’s touched them personally, inspired a career and motivated them to give back to the hospital that helped their premature baby boys thrive. […]
Akron Children’s is excited to announce a brand new program for newly hired nurses called the University Health System Consortium and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (UHC/AACN) Nurse Residency Program (NRP). The program’s aim is to enhance the knowledge and skills learned in the hospital’s traditional nursing orientation program while focusing on helping newly graduated nurses with the transition from student nurse to a professional role.
The “Hunt for Hope” was born out of the idea that all individuals, regardless of their disability, should have the opportunity to participate in a deer hunt if they so desire. Heidi and Scott Meshew of Wooster wanted that same opportunity for their son Cooper, an avid outdoorsman affected by a neuromuscular disorder. The couple […]