When Cheryl Cartmille, purchasing manager, was job hunting years ago, she wanted to join a family-friendly workplace where she could excel professionally in the materials management field and personally as a single parent. Previously, she had worked for and relocated with a global company, but when she began raising a child, Cheryl reevaluated her priorities. […]
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.
Many Akron Children’s employees say they like working at the hospital because of its culture, team-oriented approach and positive energy. Over the years, these favorable reviews have resulted in family and extended family members working at Children’s. And while most of them work in different departments and locations, two family members have recently found themselves […]
Born in Bangladesh and raised in Kuwait, Harun Rashid could probably live anywhere in the world, but he chose to make Akron his home when he joined Akron Children’s Hospital as vice president and chief information officer in 2017. The seasoned IT veteran and 1 of the top CIOs in the country (according to CIO […]
If one memory can shape a person’s life, it’s the recollection that Dr. Blaise Congeni, director of pediatric infectious disease and pediatric infectious disease specialist, has of his grandfather. “My childhood memory of my grandfather is that he signed his paychecks with an ‘x,’ Dr. Congeni said. “He was illiterate. Both my parents are second-generation […]
Dr. Kristi Bogan’s most memorable moment as a provider was when she treated a lymphatic malformation, or cyst, on a patient’s face. The disfiguration was affecting the child’s confidence and self-esteem. But after just one treatment, the patient was ecstatic and had the confidence to take “selfies” once again. It is stories like this that […]
A native of Illinois, Spencer Kowal, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer, has lived in his share of big cities on both the east and west coasts, but according to him, the Midwest is the best. He recently celebrated his first anniversary as an Ohioan and in his role at Akron Children’s overseeing the financial […]