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Graphic of four hands reaching for a heart and the words: PFAC patient family advisory council KIDS-KC

Kids and Families Impacting Disease through Science (KIDS KC) is a teen council that works to impact medicine, research, and innovation at Children’s Mercy and internationally. KIDS KC is a member of the International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN).

Become a member

To become a member of KIDS KC you must:

  • Be 13-18 years old.
  • Be a member of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB).
  • Be a current patient getting medical care at Children’s Mercy.
  • Be vaccinated for COVID and flu.
    • Or request exemption every year.
  • Have transportation to meetings and activities.

Once you are a KIDS KC member, you must:

  • Attend at least 40% of meetings and activities unless excused.
  • Be respectful.
  • Have good attendance and effort at school.


View the Kids KC PFAC bylaws.

Contact Us

KIDS KC facilitators: 

Amanda Woelk
Child Life Manager
(816) 234-3702

Melissa Pulis
Child Life Director
(816) 234-3537