Known by family and friends as a kid at heart, Dr. Thomas Mike admits a perk of the job is being able to bring his playful personality to work. In fact, Akron Children’s newest pediatric hospitalist has been known to tell goofy jokes, use funny voices or do an absurd number of high fives, even […]
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.
Having grown up in Girard, Ohio in the Mahoning Valley, Lisa Aurilio, chief operating officer (COO), says she is proud to work for an organization that is bringing high-quality care to her family and friends who still live in the area. As COO, Lisa oversees Akron Children’s Hospital’s operations and is responsible for all medical […]
Although Chuck Lawrence, pharmacist, has traveled to more than 70 countries and enjoyed many adventures, his heart belongs to Akron. As a child, Chuck and his parents traveled domestically. Later, Chuck’s family visited England, where his dad, a World War II Royal Air Force veteran, grew up. Through his travels, Chuck learned to see people […]
After suffering a career-ending injury as a collegiate athlete her senior year, Dr. Allyson Weldon’s career choice took a left turn. Seated on the sidelines, she felt robbed of her final soccer season and as if she’d lost a part of her identity. From education to sports-based psychology, Dr. Weldon switched her focus to help […]
From an early age, Rebecca Cibik always knew she wanted to work in medicine. Though not what you might think: Caring for animals as a veterinarian was what she envisioned for herself. She has always held a strong love for animals — so it’s no surprise she has 2 dogs at home — but her […]
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. […]