With philanthropic support, Akron Children’s Hospital has created a new program to join other efforts in the community addressing the devastating toll of substance abuse disorders. “With the second highest rate of overdose deaths in the country, Ohio is at the epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic,” said Akron Children’s President Grace Wakulchik. “Solving this […]
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.
The Jan. 20 issue of The New Yorker magazine includes an article about pediatric palliative care, for which Dr. Sarah Friebert, director of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, was interviewed.
Dr. Sarah Friebert gave a plenary speech at the Center to Advance Palliative Care National Seminar on Nov. 7, where she advocated for pediatric palliative care programs.