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Imagine the Potential

Imagine the Potential

Imagine the Potential

Children’s Mercy Kansas City believes that every child deserves more. More everyday solutions to keep kids safe and healthy. More life-changing research to fight rare diseases. More working together, with parents, schools and our community. Because when we partner together, we can clear new paths for every child’s potential.


Powering Children's Potential, hosted by Paul Kempinski, CEO, Children's Mercy Kansas City | Guest: Bradley Warady, MD, Pediatric Nephrology Division Director

Watch Powering Children’s Potential

In this video series, Paul Kempinski, Children’s Mercy President and CEO, talks with leaders and team members about what Children’s Mercy is doing to unleash the potential of every child through outstanding clinical care, community outreach, partnership, and innovation. Paul's first guest is Bradley Warady, MD, Pediatric Nephrology Division Director.

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Image of a researcher in the Genomic Medicine Center working on genetic sequencing.

Children’s Mercy is Home to the World’s Most Advanced System for Rare Disease Diagnosis

Launched in 2019, Genomic Answers for Kids (GA4K) is the first-of-its-kind pediatric data repository to facilitate the search for answers and novel treatments for pediatric genetic diseases. Led by Tomi Pastinen, MD, PhD, director of CMRI’s Genomic Medicine Center, GA4K aims to collect genomic data and health information for 30,000 children and their families over the next seven years, creating a database of nearly 100,000 genomes.

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Children's Mercy CEO, Paul Kempinski, and staff member, Trista, dressed as Dalmatians, alongside a patient in a Halloween costume.

Get Into the Halloween SPIRIT!

Spirit Halloween has Halloween costumes for your little angels, ghouls and superheroes! The best part? You can use promo code “GIVING22” when shopping online to receive 10% off your order and provide a 10% donation to Children’s Mercy!

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