Well isn’t that the cherry on top of the sundae. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley recognized local Dairy Queen franchisees for their decade-long generosity by naming a pediatric playroom in their honor. Local franchisees gathered at the newly named Local Dairy Queen Families & Fans Playroom on the Beeghly campus inpatient floor to be honored […]
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.
The 8th annual Dancing for the Kids fundraising event, hosted by the Emerging Leaders of Akron Children’s Hospital, raised $140,000 to benefit patient and family services at Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. The event, presented by Adams, Gut & Associates, featured 9 local celebrities who performed on the Akron […]
Within the past year there have been a lot of changes in the behavioral health division – from a new space to a new name: Lois and John Orr Family Behavioral Health Center. These ‘new’ beginnings inspired the department’s leadership team to add one more new thing – staff recognition awards. “Our Behavioral Health Ambassador […]
Hospital supporters and employees joined local and regional leaders and longtime friends on Oct. 12 to celebrate William H. “Bill” Considine’s 40 years of leadership to Akron Children’s Hospital. During the event, Considine announced a $1 million gift for the hospital’s Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute from Considine and his wife, Becky. The gift will […]
Congratulations to Debbie Hawk, RN, ONC, CNOR, RNFA, clinical coordinator and lead nurse clinician for orthopedics, for being named Akron Children’s nominee for the 2019 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Nurse of the Year award. Debbie has worked as a registered nurse in the peri-operative area at Akron Children’s since 1977. Marilyn Frazier, […]
Without a crystal ball to predict the future of health care, 6 Northeast Ohio hospital system CEOs have the benefit of the next best thing – decades of experience in the field and the perspective from the top in one of the country’s most respected and competitive markets for health care. Akron Children’s President and […]