Our favorite photos from 2015 from Akron Children’s Hospital.
Archives for December 2015
As he retires today from a 40-year career in pediatric health care, Dr. Daryl Steiner will walk out the door with the satisfaction of knowing he has made a difference in the lives of our community’s most vulnerable children. He began his career as a private practice pediatrician but ended up as one of the […]
Forget the chimney. Forget the sleigh. Santa Claus arrived at Akron Children’s Hospital on Christmas Eve morning via AirBear, the transport helicopter.
He and Mrs. Claus visited with each and every child who is being hospitalized over the holiday. They delivered gifts donated by the generous people of our community, wrapped and organized by our loving volunteers.
At Akron Children’s Hospital, it’s often the small moments that make the biggest difference – from cheering on kids who’ve overcome obstacles to learn to walk, to everyday office visits where we’re able to convince nervous youngsters that their pediatrician is a friend. These are the wide range of experiences we try to capture on […]
Listen to Esmeralda’s radio call to Santa Five-year-old Isaiah Handy from Youngstown missed a week of school while he was in the hospital; the same week that Santa Claus paid a visit to his classroom. He had a unique opportunity to share with St. Nick his wish for a dinosaur for Christmas when a group of […]
As 20-year-old Kyle Park plays video games on his laptop and chats with his mother, something rather remarkable is happening within his body. As part of a clinical trial, his blood is being purified through the Liposorber LA-15 System, removing malignant lipoproteins from circulating blood flow, rapidly reducing the bad cholesterol level of his plasma. […]