Aml Kelada, MD, has been caring for sick babies ever since she can remember. For her, playtime was work time, nursing babies back to health alongside her older sister. After years of playing doctor together, her older sister’s contagious enthusiasm and determination to become a real doctor inspired Dr. Kelada to follow in her footsteps. […]
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.
Growing up, Samantha Macino, CNP, dreamed of becoming a teacher to help students grow and achieve their dreams. While her life and career ultimately took a different path, she is still living out her passion of educating, advocating and partnering with families to positively impact kids’ lives through medicine. As our newest certified nurse practitioner […]
Akron Children’s Hospital has completed the second and third phases of a multi-year, multi-million-dollar renovation and expansion of Rehabilitative Services, one of the hospital’s busiest departments with children of all ages participating in audiology, speech, occupational and physical therapy. The new space, which opened to patients Dec. 6, dramatically refreshens and brightens a large portion […]
CNP Josephine Petrovich’s life and practice forever changed for the better after working abroad in Haiti with Akron Children’s Global Health team. During her time there, she cared for cardiac patients post-surgery, while providing education to Haitian nurses. Pulling her out of her comfort zone to care for kids in less-than-ideal circumstances taught her the […]
As Akron Children’s newest pediatric hematologist-oncologist, Nicole Kendel, MD, admits many days could be labeled a bad day in her field. But while there are extremely difficult days indeed, she chooses to think differently and finds inspiration in her patients’ strength and perseverance. That’s what allows her to reframe her mindset and better position herself […]
If it weren’t for a successful career in medicine, Carrie Miller, CNP, would be a musical entertainer. She spent her high-school career as a lead singer and performer in school productions, a jazz band and madrigal singing group. To this day, she still gets a taste of the bright lights and excitement from live theater […]