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Family-Centered Care Patient and Family Engagement Program
Family-Centered Care Patient and Family Engagement Program

Patient and Family Engagement


Children’s Mercy is committed to engaging patients and families as active partners. We find that this results in better health outcomes, improved patient and family experience of care, better clinician and staff satisfaction, and wiser allocation of resources.

One of the ways we do this is through encouraging parents to collaborate as advisors on hospital committees, work teams, and Patient Family Advisory Councils.

What can we do for you?

Identify volunteer advisor opportunities for patients and families, including:

If interested, please contact Sheryl Chadwick or DeeJo Miller. They are Patient and Family Engagement Program Managers and are mothers of children who received extensive care at Children's Mercy.

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