Michelle Pfeffer, a medical student at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), knew that one day she’d likely follow in her mom’s footsteps and become a doctor. But she also wanted to be “anything but a general pediatrician,” expecting well-checks to be boring and monotonous. Her opinion changed once she experienced pediatrics for herself. The daughter […]
When Dr. Jeff Kempf, retired director of the global health program and emergency medicine physician, counts his blessings, he often thinks about Haiti and its people. It was because of Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, that Dr. Kempf was able to develop a transformative program to bring health care and support services […]
Building strong academic partnerships is one of the ways Akron Children’s Hospital adds strength and depth to its research organization. Some of the most innovative, productive research often results from gifted clinicians and scientists who share ideas and resources in the pursuit of a common research goal. In his dual role as a senior scientist […]
After two years of planning, research and filming, Akron Children’s Hospital is happy to announce a new documentary featuring the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center and the stories of seven families.