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 […]
From the way we build connections with our patients to the way we push the limits of medicine, working at Akron Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind experience.
Dr. Katie Kochenour never dreamed she’d follow in either of her parents’ footsteps in the dental or education fields. Instead, she envisioned forging a new path of her own. Though she couldn’t escape their careers’ gravitational pull, in the end, she blazed her own trail, combining the best of both worlds as Akron Children’s newest […]
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, […]
Congratulations to the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program for receiving 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF (an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for a variety of health and human services providers). “CARF accreditation recognizes our dedication to […]
Much like Hugh Laurie in the TV drama “House,” Dr. Abdulrazak Alali plays medical detective when it comes to evaluating, testing, diagnosing and counseling children and families as Akron Children’s newest pediatric clinical and biochemical geneticist. He tackles health mysteries as would a medical Sherlock Holmes, searching for answers about causes or inheritance of birth […]
Growing up, Carolyn B. Hofmann, employee involvement coordinator at Akron Children’s, learned a lot about the restaurant and food services industry. Her father was a restaurateur and her grandfather worked for Fleischmann’s, teaching yeast basics to bakery workers. It was an easy decision for Carolyn to follow in her foodie family’s footsteps. She loved the […]