Since 2000, Circle K stores in the Great Lakes Division have made a difference in the lives of patients at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. Between a large-scale golf outing at three courses in Uniontown, Ohio to grassroot campaigns, the convenience retailer has donated $1 million to Akron Children’s Hospital over four years. Circle K […]
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.
KeyBank Foundation has awarded $1 million over five years to Akron Children’s Hospital’s Assuring Success with a Commitment to Enhance Nurse Diversity (ASCEND) Program. The ASCEND Program works to improve nursing diversity. A recent study from the National County of State Boards of Nursing found that 93% of Registered Nurses are female, and 83% are […]
Dr. Margaret Pfeffer took up ice skating as an adult after her son decided to play youth hockey. In fact, the whole family learned to skate. Who would have thought the Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics physician’s interest in skating would lead to sharing a 5,000-seat arena’s ice with former Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton? “I’m […]
Growing up in Cleveland, Dr. John Pope says he didn’t know much about Akron. Now, after 19 years at Akron Children’s Hospital, he can’t imagine being anywhere else. “I decided early on that this is where I wanted to stay until I retire,” Dr. Pope said. “When I came here from Cleveland I said, this […]
Innovative is the word that comes to mind when describing the vision for the future of Akron Public Schools (APS). It’s a vision that is focused on the future and how to keep students engaged and increase their readiness for life after high school – and Akron Children’s is a part of it. “Akron Public […]
A steady rain, soggy ground and near freezing temperatures weren’t going to prevent a determined group of cadets from Youngstown East High’s Junior ROTC program from completing a meaningful community service project. Nearly two dozen students spent their morning doing their part to help raise awareness of April’s National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month […]