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About the Berry Institute


The Berry Institute is an investment in all employees at Children’s Mercy. We are committed to supporting the development of each employee and, ultimately, the patients they care for directly and indirectly. As a Children’s Mercy employee, your success and well-being is our priority. Children’s Mercy understands that engaging employees in meaningful and purposeful work, coupled with exceptional leadership and improvement skills, translates to a transformational culture.

Below is a list of current and future-inspired learning and development experiences that are specifically designed to empower you to pursue your professional and personal goals along with future-inspired experiences we are building with you in mind. Our initial programs include: Physician Certified Coaching, Unconscious Bias Training, Financial Primers, and Clifton Strengths with Coaching.

Institute offerings

Includes a human-centered design focus, interdisciplinary expert guidance, a transformation design program, an innovation lab, and an idea pipeline.

Includes peer-to-peer mentoring, a focus on self-care and rejuvenation, recognition, and interpersonal relationship management.

Includes career mentoring, coaching, a concierge coordinator, and a digital portal of services.

Includes community education, cross-market collaborations, dissemination of scholarly work, and external mentoring and shadowing opportunities.

Includes a variety of live content, digital and next-generation learning, access to peer experts, internal shadowing, and leadership and innovations summits.