For Bobby Ina, there’s nothing like seeing a smile brighten a child’s face. I truly believe it’s the most innocent thing on the planet,” said Bobby, managing director of Metropolis Consulting LLC. This simple expression inspired the 37-year-old to create the Robert J. Ina Joyful Smiles Endowment at Akron Children’s Hospital with a gift of […]
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.
As summer memories fade and kids settle into their back-to-school routines (whatever that may look like), getting a flu vaccination should be at the top of your family’s to-do list this fall. But many families are wondering if it’s even necessary to get the flu shot this year because of all the extra safety precautions […]
Brian and Lisa Wagner’s relationship with Akron Children’s Hospital is rooted in confidence and trust. “Akron Children’s has always been able to give us answers or plans to help our children,” said Lisa. “Because of this, there’s no other place I take my kids. If there’s a problem or issue, Akron Children’s is the first […]
COVID-19 has forever changed our society, but it’s time to navigate our way forward with our new normal — together. While some things may look different at Akron Children’s Hospital, one thing hasn’t changed: our commitment to treating every child as if they were our own. That’s why our Department of Surgery’s top priority remains […]
Large-scale natural disasters have a way of helping us realize how small the world really is. While longtime Akron Children’s Hospital donors Jim and Vanita Oelschlager already understood the desperate need for quality health care across the globe, the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti provided an open door for them to make a difference. With […]
School districts are scrambling to get students back in the classroom in an attempt to get back to as much normalcy as possible amidst an ongoing pandemic. In order to maintain social distancing and other safety protocols, many are turning to what’s called a hybrid schedule — a mix of online and in-classroom instruction. What […]