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Something My Patients Don’t Know: How They Inspire Me As An Artist

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I started making art around the time I finished my doctoral program. I knew I needed something to do after studying all day every day—a hobby.

At the time, my oldest two kids were preschool age. We were sitting around drawing and coloring and I thought, “This is actually pretty cool.” So, I continued with it.  Read More

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Sean Akers

Hi, I’m Dr. Sean Akers, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I serve as the primary psychologist for the heart transplant team as well as the coordinator of the Consult Liaison Service. My job is to provide heart kids and their families with support throughout their journey.

Who’s On Your Child’s Cardiac Care Team? [Quiz]

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When your heart kid needs care, you want the best people on the job.

At Children’s, there are a lot of people working to keep your heart kid healthy and safe. Do you know the job of each person on a cardiac care team?  Read More

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."

A Day In The Life Of A Behavioral Health Specialist

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When I was first asked to describe what I do as a pediatric psychologist, I started thinking about how I could explain that my job is both fun and challenging at the same time.

The truth is, my days can often be quite complicated. There are different segments to my day, and I get to interact with a whole slew of different people about many topics on a daily basis.  Read More

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Sean Akers

Hi, I’m Dr. Sean Akers, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I serve as the primary psychologist for the heart transplant team as well as the coordinator of the Consult Liaison Service. My job is to provide heart kids and their families with support throughout their journey.