What stands out most about Rachel Sweitzer, CNP? Her kind, friendly and empathetic personality. It’s these important character traits that better help her get to know patients and families on a personal level, offer individualized care and support, and ultimately, create trustworthy relationships. As Akron Children’s newest certified nurse practitioner in our Haslinger Family Pediatric […]
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.
Sleep disorders are on the increase, especially in children. In fact, the American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that up to 50% of children will experience a sleep problem. At Akron Children’s, finding the causes of sleep disorders involves a team of sleep specialists, including polysomnography technicians, who are an indispensable part of the pediatric […]
Like all of her fellow Ukrainians, Nadia Tsyukh’s life was suddenly enveloped in fear and uncertainty when Russia invaded her homeland last February. Nadia, her husband, Vasyl, and daughter Dianka, lived in Drohobych, a city near Lviv in northern Ukraine. As they followed daily news of the bombings, war atrocities, and disruption of daily life, […]
What’s one thing Shivani Gupta, DO, hopes to fulfill on her bucket list? Traveling the 7 continents! To date, she’s made it to 3 (North America, Asia and Europe), with Bali, Indonesia, one of her favorite trips. She loves exploring diverse cultures, tasting their popular dishes and getting a glimpse into worlds so different from […]
At Akron Children’s Hospital, our nursing care sets us apart. In this continuing blog series, we introduce you to the Akron Children’s nurses who make a difference every day in the lives of our patients and their families. Jessi Lees, staff nurse in the transitional care unit, has worked at Akron Children’s for 8 years. […]
As a member of the first cohort of the Rising Nurse Leader Academy at Akron Children’s, Teddy Pavlantos was selected as an emerging nurse leader by the Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership at its fall 2022 conference. “It was an honor to be chosen and learn from chief nursing officers from around the state about what […]