Parents and grandparents, pushing strollers, hauling backpacks and holding the hands of little ones, joined with dozens of nurses and other staff of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for a one-of-a-kind reunion Sunday at Akron Children’s Hospital.It was the first-ever PICU reunion, a special day to reconnect for families and staff, far removed from […]
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.
Akron Children’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Matt Groninger back to the family. Matt, who began his career at the hospital in 2010 as administrative director of the Heart Center and Surgical Subspecialties, most recently served as vice president of ambulatory services for Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. Matt says he is honored to come […]
Akron Children’s is pleased to welcome Mike Mainwaring as vice president of community care. In this role he will be responsible for the Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) practices, Urgent Care, Rehabilitative Services, Adolescent Medicine, Locust Pediatric Care Group, the Children at Risk Evaluation (CARE) Center , Global Health, Sports Medicine, Chronic Care Education and Support, […]
Sara Mennen is a rare kind of nurse. Usually Akron Children’s nurses are either niched in the inpatient or outpatient setting and don’t do much crossover. But, that’s not the case for Sara, who spends 2 days a week as an inpatient float nurse and 2 days a week in the infectious disease clinic. The […]
The pursuit of the American Dream can take people in many directions. For Dr. Anita Jeyakumar, director of pediatric otolaryngology at Akron Children’s Ear, Nose and Throat Center, it took her from a city in Nigeria to the U.S. with the hope of becoming a physician. In medical school, Dr. Jeyakumar got a glimpse of […]
Growing up, Dr. Julie Rudgers Croft dreamt of becoming an artist. Her creative and adventurous spirit led her to graphic design, where she spent many years at top agencies. But, her love for children and the joy they bring eventually won out. She found the perfect intersection of working with her hands and her love […]