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Advisory Boards

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Advisory Boards are dedicated to helping Children's Mercy continue providing the region's best pediatric health care. Board members work with hospital leadership to incorporate the perspectives of our patients, families and community into the care experience.  

Patient Family Advisory Councils (PFAC)


Parents Offering Parent Support (POPS)

Children's Mercy offers a program called Parents Offering Parent Support (POPS), a network of trained parent volunteers who mentor other parents through the challenges of their child's health condition. Click the button below to learn more about requesting the support of a mentor or becoming a mentor yourself.

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Share your story

We'd love to hear about the special moments and experiences that have made Children's Mercy a memorable place you and your family.