Grace Wakulchik, president and chief executive officer (CEO), is the type of person who always sees the bigger picture. In fact, she first demonstrated her business acumen at age 10, when she realized she was being underpaid (25 cents a loaf!) for her homemade bread. As a staff nurse, she wanted to help solve organizational […]
Congratulations to Barb Bungard, Epic Application manager, for being named the March of Dimes’ Ohio Nurse of the Year winner in the category of Nursing Informatics. The annual state-wide awards recognize nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality, patient care, innovation and leadership. A 41-year veteran of Akron Children’s, Barb worked as a nurse […]
The old saying ‘couples that play together, stay together’ rings true in the case of Carla and Dan Weiss. Carla, a telephone triage nurse for Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics primary care offices, and Dan, a retired guidance counselor and amateur photographer, have enjoyed a recent collaboration on a children’s book called “Denali Visits the National Parks”. […]
Congratulations to Cynthia Grand, MSN, RN, NNP-BC, neonatal nurse practitioner, for being named the 2018 recipient of the Debra Lee Seiber Nursing Excellence Award. The award, which was created in memory of longtime nurse practitioner Deb Seiber, who passed away in 2013 and worked in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Summa, is presented […]
Certified Registered Nurse Renee Carver takes a lot of pride in what she does. It’s one of the reasons she actively precepts nursing students and also was a motivating factor in her decision to pursue nursing board certification a few years ago. Board certification is the formal process through the American Nurses Credentialing Center that […]
Jordan and I attended the mock-up of Akron Children’s new neonatal intensive care unit. To be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect. In fact I should have prepared ourselves for a longer stay with more snacks and distractions for the little man.