Akron Children’s Hospital’s efforts to support its female employees and provide a positive work environment has earned it national recognition on Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Employers for Women list for 2020. The hospital came in at No. 26 on the business magazine’s list, which positioned it in the top 10% of the 300 companies included. […]
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.
Much like his NBA hero LeBron James, Dr. Brandon Roberts was thrilled to announce “I’m Coming Home” to his “fans” (or loved ones) earlier this year. Though he didn’t receive as much fanfare, he, too, was coming back to his hometown Akron to positively contribute to his winning team — his Akron Children’s team, that […]
When Tim Tomayko, facilities project manager, graduated from high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps to experience the world. Tim traveled to South America, gaining life and leadership skills. Later, Tim understood what being a Marine really meant to him. He wanted to make his dad, a former Marine, proud. “Dad didn’t have an […]
Cindy Bennett-Brown, pediatric and adult nurse practitioner, has always had two speeds: fast and off. Cindy’s mother, a nurse who worked at Robinson Memorial Hospital, recognized early on that Cindy liked the “adrenaline rush” she got from being where the action is, especially through sports. After Cindy graduated from nursing school, Akron Children’s burn center […]
What Dr. Megan Hawes enjoys most about her job is working with kids, of course! From an infant’s coos to a preschooler’s silly response to a teen’s plans for the future, kids make her job exciting, interesting and meaningful. So it’s no surprise that she is most looking forward to building strong doctor-patient family relationships […]
When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, they did so to celebrate what would have been the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. At the time they had no idea the COVID-19 pandemic would be sweeping the globe in early 2020, and […]