IBD Patient Family Advisory Council
The IBD PFAC partners together to create the highest level of multidisciplinary, collaborative care, focusing on the whole child and their families. Their focus is to offer insight and collaboration as partners and to represent families living with IBD.
To co-produce the highest level of care for the pediatric IBD patients and families at Children’s Mercy.
Families and IBD health care providers working together to improve outcomes and create exceptional service.
How We Do it
Consistent communication between the IBD PFAC and the IBD clinical team
Provide patient and family perspective on policies and procedures, service excellence, and exceptional education for patients and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings
Maintain a fresh and engaged IBD PFAC
If you have read through the bylaws and feel like this committee would be a good fit for you, please fill out an application.
Specialist, Patient and Family Engagement, Office of Patient Experience
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.