To support the highest standard of excellence in cardiac care at Children's Mercy through meaningful collaboration between families and hospital staff.
The Cardiac PFAC will work in partnership with Heart Center staff to advocate on behalf of patients and families for the highest quality of care. The council will serve as a voice for families to influence policies and procedures, as well as enhance communication and education for cardiac patients and families.
The Cardiac Patient Family Advisory Council invites you to view our parent letter and video. These were created to show heart families with a recent cardiac diagnosis that although this journey can be a difficult one, we are here to offer hope and solidarity as fellow members of the heart community.
Jessica Peters Specialist, Patient and Family Engagement, Office of Patient Experience firstname.lastname@example.org
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.