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We are a community of driven people who put kids first. It’s our honor to carry on the legacy the Berry sisters began in 1897 with one bed and a singular dream: to create a healthier world for all children.

Our mission:

Children’s Mercy is a leading independent children’s health organization dedicated to holistic care, translational research, breakthrough innovation and educating the next generation of caregivers.

Together, we transform the health, well-being and potential of children, with unwavering compassion for those most vulnerable.

Our vision:

To create a world of well-being for all children.

Our values:


Kindness: Love and compassion, with empathy


Curiosity: Quest for knowledge, with a passion to find answers


Inclusion: Respect for our differences, with celebration of our uniqueness


Team: Stronger together, with a commitment to one Children’s Mercy


Integrity: Honesty, with accountability and transparency


Fulfill your potential and theirs

“If there is one child that has yet to achieve their fullest potential, then we still have work to do and we are going to continue on that journey to developing a world of well-being for all children.”

– Paul Kempinski, CEO