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Inside Pediatrics


Go inside the inspiring stories of Children's Mercy


Every child at Children’s Mercy has an inspiring story. Go inside the clinics and operating rooms at one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, where pediatric specialists have one mission…bring hope to every child. The three-time Emmy-award-winning series, narrated by actor Paul Rudd, gives viewers an unprecedented look behind the walls of Children's Mercy.

Watch as the show follows patients and families through their unique journeys as medical teams work to bring them health, healing, and hope. Inside these walls, the dedicated staff members treat children diagnosed with conditions ranging from the common, to the complex.

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In this season of Inside Pediatrics, Children's Mercy invites you to follow along the incredible and moving stories of families as they share their journey. Grow inspired by a brother-to-brother kidney transplant, how cardiac surgeons perform emergency heart surgery on an infant, and how cutting-edge technology can give a young boy born with a cleft palate the chance to live a normal life.

In this season of Inside Pediatrics, follow the amazing stories of children, their families and care team as they tackle medical mysteries, conquer childhood cancer, push the possibilities of treating conditions before a child is even born and more.

Support Children's Mercy

There are many ways to support Children's Mercy and help ensure children throughout the region benefit from the highest-quality health care. Every generous gift of time or financial support will make a difference in the lives of patients and families Children's Mercy serves every day. You can donate now or find out other ways to support Children's Mercy.

About Children's Mercy

Children's Mercy provides comprehensive care for patients from birth to 21 and is the only free-standing children's hospital between St. Louis and Denver. The hospital is consistently ranked among the top in the country by U.S. News & World Report and has repeatedly earned Magnet designation, nursing's most prestigious award for excellence in patient care.

Understanding Child Trauma

The brave patients featured on Inside Pediatrics are often faced with severe health challenges. Sometimes the challenges are life-threatening. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides information that will help you better understand trauma from a child's perspective. These resources will also be beneficial for viewers who watch Inside Pediatrics with their children.

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