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Application Requirements

Administrative Fellowship



  • Graduate degree from a master’s-level program at an accredited college or university, preferably from a Health Care Administration program. Past candidates have possessed an MBA, MHSA, MPA, MPH, or a joint master’s degree. Must be a graduate by the time the fellowship position begins unless school program stipulates a residency/fellowship as a degree requirement.

  • A strong interest in and knowledge about pediatric health care.

  • A combined ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and desire for professional growth.

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in the Administrative Fellowship at Children's Mercy Kansas City. The application for the 2022-2023 Administrative Fellowship is now open. Below are the requirements for the Administrative Fellowship Application:

  • Completed Application Checklist
  • Cover letter (addressed to Marshaun Butler, MHSA)
  • Current resume
  • Official graduate and undergraduate school transcripts
  • Personal statement (not to exceed one page)
    • Should address your interest in a pediatric administrative fellowship, attraction to Children’s Mercy Kansas City, and your career goals and objectives
  • Essay question responses (250-500 words each)
    • See application checklist for essays
  • Three letters of reference

All documents should be submitted in one PDF via email to by September 13, 2021 at 5PM CST. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If submitting via mail, submissions must be received by the deadline of September 13, 2021 and addressed to:

Julia Alton Tubbs
Children's Mercy Kansas City
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Contact Julia Alton Tubbs at if you have any questions. Thanks for your interest!