Dr. Akua Ampadu is a hospitalist physician passionate about quality inpatient and outpatient adult care. As a survivor of work and life related burnout, she aims to provide tools necessary to live a life focused on self-care and advocacy. She is also recognizes the importance of reading to one's health and created Healing Words Foundation, a literacy based charity focused on providing books to pediatric wards and outpatient clinics.
Akua Ampadu earned her undergraduate degree in Biobehavioral Health at Pennsylvania State University and went on to complete her medical doctorate at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency training at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, NJ.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS