The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) was started in 1999 with the goal of improving Children's Mercy for all patients - especially teens.
The purpose of TAB
- To provide Children's Mercy with a patient advisory board representing various ages, backgrounds and communities.
- To give an opportunity for a representative group of patients to express concerns, ideas and suggestions.
- To have Children's Mercy staff listen and support the TAB.
- To give teen ideas to the Children's Mercy Hospital's Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer.