On August 31, the world pauses to remember all those who have been impacted by substance use disorders. International Overdose Awareness Day, which works to raise awareness of overdoses and reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, is a reminder that addiction impacts children as well as adults. “As we remember our loved ones who have […]
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Friebert, director of the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Division, for receiving the Project on Death in America Palliative Medicine Community Leadership Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Dr. Friebert will receive the award at AAHPM’s Annual Assembly in San Diego, Calif., in March. “Palliative care […]
Akron Children’s Hospital doesn’t just promise to treat each child as if its own, it’s the foundation as to how our hospital leaders, providers and staff interact and care for each and every patient. Akron Children’s incorporates family centered care, bringing together patients, families and providers to form a working partnership in the planning, delivery […]
When we met Ae Ran Hwang, a visiting nurse and family counselor from a pediatric palliative care program in Seoul, South Korea, I was reminded of Shakespeare’s words, “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” At 4 ft., 8 in., Ae Ran is diminutive in stature but a force of energy, compassion and wisdom.
On Sunday, July 27, L’uva Bella Winery in Lowellville, Ohio, will open its doors from 4 to 8 p.m. to host “Meritage of Miracles” – a wine-tasting and dining event to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.
The Summit.FM celebrated the opening of the KIDJAM! Radio™ Broadcast Recording Studio in our Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy last Friday. The studio offers young patients a unique radio broadcast recording experience, as part of programming through Akron Children’s existing center.