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Graduate Medical Education Staff

The Graduate Medical Education Offices at Children's Mercy are located on the ground floor of the West Tower (WT) building. 

Physical address 
2401 Gillham Road
GME Office
Kansas City, Mo. 64108

Main phone number 
(816) 234-3373 

Fax numbers 
(816) 983-6430 - Suite I
(816) 983-6260 - Suite II 
(816) 855-1946 - Housestaff 

Graduate Medical Education

Susan Hathaway, PhD, Vice Chair/Administrative Director of Graduate Medical Education, Assistant Teaching Professor, UMKC School of Medicine
Kadriye Lewis, EdD, Director of Evaluation and Program Development, Professor, UMKC School of Medicine
Sarah Braet, MBA, Visiting Learner Coordinator
Veronica Byers, BA, Fellowship Coordinator
Melody Chen Carroll, PhD, Evaluation and Program Development Coordinator
Nancy Draffen-Brown, MBA, Fellowship Coordinator
Tiffany Chow, MS, Fellowship Coordinator
Pam Emert, Office Coordinator
April Gerry, BS, Medical Student Coordinator
Lisa Kenslow, Administrative Assistant II
Kelly Laurent, MS, C-TAGME, Senior Coordinator
Rachel Laws, MBA, Fellowship Coordinator
Stephanie Schnebelen, Administrative Assistant II

Pediatric Residency

Denise  Bratcher
Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ross E. Newman
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Angela D. Etzenhouser
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Emily F. Killough
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Danielle J. Reed
Neonatologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Shelby Brown, MBA, Residency Program Coordinator
Jill Edwards, MBA, Residency Program Coordinator

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency

Sara E. Gardner
Program Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

Teresa Shepherd, RN, MSEd, Manager, Continuing Medical Education
Karen Askew, RN, BSN, Coordinator, Continuing Medical Education

Office of Faculty Development

Phil Byrne, EdD, Director, Office of Faculty Development
William Truog, MD, Medical Director
M. Denise Dowd, MD, MPH. Associate Medical Director
Ashley Holmes, BS, Administrative Coordinator
Heather McNeill, MA, ELS, Scientific Editor, Medical Writing Center
Martha Montello, Director, Medical Writing Center

Library Services 

(816) 234-3800 and (816) 234-3900
hslibrary@cmh.edu
Brenda Pfannenstiel, MALS, MA, AHIP, Manager, Libraries
Courtney Butler, MLIS, Clinical Medical Librarian
Susan Sanders, MLS, MEd, AHIP, Clinical Medical Librarian
Keri Swaggart, MLIS, AHIP, Clinical Medical Librarian
Megan Molinaro, BA, Library Technician

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