Akron Children’s Hospital has been ranked in 6 specialties on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best children’s hospitals in the United States, now available online. For 2019-20, Akron Children’s ranked: 31st in Pediatric Urology 37th in Pediatric Pulmonology 39th in Neonatal Care 42nd in Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery 45th in […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
Congratulations to Shelly Brown who was recently named the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation’s new vice president of development. Shelly joined Akron Children’s in 2008, and most recently served as senior director of principal giving. As vice president, Shelly is responsible for all aspects of fundraising to support the hospital’s mission. We asked Shelly to share […]
Dr. Joseph Iocono joined Akron Children’s Hospital last year, and it didn’t take long for him to realize the role philanthropic support plays in making Akron Children’s an exceptional hospital. It also didn’t take long for him to make a commitment to support the hospital and the kids who come here for treatment. Dr. Iocono, […]
It was an epic battle with Mother Nature, but the Superhero Window Washers made their triumphant return to Akron Children’s Hospital on June 5. These proud grime fighters delighted children with high fives, hugs, selfies and plenty of treats to go around. Thanks to our friends at American National Skyline, Inc. for making this possible for […]
The J.M. Smucker Company is a proud supporter of Akron Children’s Hospital and its passion for supporting the institution extends to its employees, like Brittany Buchheit. In 2016, Brittany and her husband, Joe, lost their daughter, Scarlett, after a lengthy stay at Akron Children’s following a premature birth. This unimaginable loss was met with amazing […]
Chelsea Farmer has participated in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series before, but this year her reason for signing up was a little more personal. “In November our daughter Nora got a little bit sick and her pediatrician discovered a heart murmur,” Chelsea said. “We took her to see a cardiologist at Akron Children’s […]