Skip to main content

How to Apply

Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship

Fall 2020 Interviews

To assure the safety of our applicants, faculty, staff and patients, we are conducting all interviews for Fall 2020 virtually. Every effort will be made to make sure Children’s Mercy commitment to clinical excellence, dedicated teaching, innovative research, and a warm and supportive environment is visible to you. If you are unfamiliar with Kansas City, please take a few minutes to explore what we have to offer. We guarantee you will like what you see!

Application Requirements


Children’s Mercy is committed to recruiting and training a diverse group of subspecialists. We seek to provide high-quality clinical care by creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of patients we serve.

We embrace diversity in all forms, including race, ethnicity, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. We strive to create an inclusive community where all feel welcome and supported. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Children's Mercy accepts applicants with J-1 Visa status. Applicants must have participated in a US ACGME accredited residency program and be sponsored by the ECFMG for the J-1 non-immigrant Visa classification and have and maintain valid ECFMG certification throughout the length of their training program. In some cases, Children's Mercy will sponsor an H-1B Visa. Please contact GME if you have further questions.

To apply, please complete the common fellowship application through the Academic Pediatric Association. Submit completed application along with curriculum vitae and personal statement to Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP Fellowship Program Director.

Fellowship applicants must register for the Pediatric Fall Specialties NRMP Match. For more information about the fellowship training program, please contact Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP, Fellowship Program Director.