As a fresh-faced college student, Anne Moss, trauma coordinator, already knew she wanted to be a nurse. Before entering Kent State University, Anne had been president of her high school’s future nursing association. But it wasn’t until she worked in a hospital with an emergency department and level I trauma center that Anne found her […]
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.
As a child, Maria McClure, neonatal nurse practitioner, dreamed of becoming a nurse. She was inspired by Clara Barton and Florence Nightingale, two of history’s most influential nurses, whom she read about in elementary and middle school. A high school medical explorers program exposed Maria to the health care industry, further sparking her interest. But […]
Dr. Naveen Uli pursues his life just as his heroes’ “Green Revolution” Norman Borlaug and former President Lyndon B. Johnson did: with passion for his work and compassion for his fellow man — or kids, in Dr. Uli’s case. In fact, he defines success by his ability to reduce the burden of diabetes and other […]
When Akron Children’s introduced its workforce development program in 2019, it was with the intention of filling in-demand, entry-level positions in specific degree paths. Two years later, Patrice Russell, talent acquisition programs manager, held the first-ever Career Launch graduation ceremony (virtually) to celebrate 5 graduates who recently completed the program. “This graduation is a success […]
Deep down, Julie Madden, radiology support specialist, says she’s a cowgirl at heart. She enjoys listening to country music, reading cowboy romances and historical westerns and staying overnight in log cabins. And like any cowgirl worth her salt, Julie is good at wrangling, especially when it comes to maneuvers that accommodate Akron Children’s patients. “There […]
Matt Hirsch, regional facilities engineer, goes by many titles at Akron Children’s: maintenance engineer, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) technician, plumber, electrician and “fix-it” guy. When he began doing off-site maintenance work, he added a new title: ambassador. “Six years ago, the regional facilities role was created at Children’s,” Matt said. “Bill Considine (Akron […]