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Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship

The child abuse fellowship applicant at Children's Mercy Kansas City preferably will have completed a pediatric residency program prior to starting the fellowship.

For all applicants, the Children's Mercy Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship currently accepts one fellow every year.

Children's Mercy Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship utilizes ERAS to screen applicants. Please complete your application materials through ERAS.

Additional information for international medical graduates include an ECFMG certificate; a minimum of two digit scores of 90 on parts 1 and 2 of USMLE; passage of Step 3; clinical experience in the United States. For international citizens, Children's Mercy primarily accepts applicants with J-1 Visa status. Children's Mercy primarily accepts applicants with J-1 Visa status. To be eligible for appointment, all international citizens must 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. Applicants must also have participated in a US ACGME accredited residency program. In some cases, Children's Mercy will sponsor an H-1B Visa. Residents/Fellows who wish to change their immigration classification while pursuing a graduate medical training Program at Children's Mercy must seek prior written approval from the GME Department. Failure to seek such approval will subject the trainee to immediate termination from his/her training Program. All candidates must have passed Step 3.

Interested applicants should contact Program Director Dr. Mary Moffatt at mmoffatt@cmh.edu directly.

For this fellowship, travel will be reimbursed up to $300 per applicant for round trip coach airfare within the continental United States. If traveling by car and if the travel distance one-way to Children's Mercy is greater than 50 miles from your home address, round-trip gas mileage to your home address will be reimbursed at the current federal government mileage rate up to $300 per applicant. Mileage will be calculated based on the distance between your home address and Children's Mercy Hospital; this data will be derived from an internet mapping program.

A copy of the airline itinerary including ticket price or a completed expense report documenting mileage driven must be submitted to the program coordinator within 15 days from the date of travel to process your reimbursement. Transportation to and from the airport by taxi or shuttle are also reimbursed with a receipt.