Working in the radiology profession for more than 40 years, Jane Beight has always tried to go above and beyond to demonstrate compassion for others. That sentiment, along with her clinical skills and professionalism led to her winning the AHRA Award for Excellence, which she accepted in July at the Association for Medical Imaging Management […]
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.
Physical therapists Amy Krahe and Lori Ross jumped at the chance to attend an onsite evidence-based practice (EBP) immersion workshop led by expert faculty from The Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-Based Practice. “EBP is common in the nursing world, but it’s less common in other clinical areas,” said Lori. “When the hospital’s […]
Jeff Young took on the Blue Line for the first time last September and remembers passing through the Akron Children’s Hospital Hero Zones throughout the course. At the time he had no idea that the connection between the Akron Marathon and Akron Children’s Hospital was about to become even more poignant for him. Before race […]
Congratulations to Shana Earle, the hospital’s new vice president of professional and support services. In her new role, Shana is responsible for oversight of the organization’s professional services including pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, chaplaincy and support services including nutrition and environmental services. Shana joined Akron Children’s in 2010. Most recently she served as director of finance and business […]
Elijah Bell was born without outer ears, but thanks to Dr. Ananth Murthy, director of pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and medical director for the Craniofacial Center and Speech Resonance Clinic at Akron Children’s Hospital, Elijah has ears crafted from his own rib cage cartilage. Now, 4 years later, Dr. Murthy and his team at The Rebecca D. Considine Research […]
Dr. Crystal Cole sees patients in the Teen Clinic in Adolescent Medicine for a variety of services but in recent years developed a rapport with many teens who are questioning their sexuality. Now, Dr. Cole is director of the hospital’s new Center for Gender Affirming Medicine, which officially opened in June. “We’ve always treated youths who […]