Formed in March 1999, the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of young adults who have experience with a variety of diagnoses, that provides education and support to Children's Mercy patients, family and staff.
The purpose of TAB
- To provide Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics with a patient advisory board representing various ages, backgrounds and communities.
- To provide an opportunity for a representative group of patients to express concerns, ideas and suggestions.
- To have Children's Mercy staff representatives listen and advocate for the TAB.
- To provide direct patient feedback to the Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics' Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer.