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Fellowship overview

Children's Mercy offers a three-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Our program provides a broad-based, comprehensive clinical, educational and research experience for the developmental-behavioral fellow. We are committed to high-quality patient care enhanced by academic and research endeavors.

The overall goal of the program is to train pediatricians for an academic career in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Upon completion of the training program, fellows will be eligible for board certification in developmental-behavioral pediatrics.

Our faculty includes eight developmental pediatricians, eight psychiatrists, more than 50 doctorate-level psychologists, psychometricians, board-certified behavior analysts, social workers, and nurses.

Fellows are given the opportunity and resources to pursue research and quality improvement, and complete a scholarly and QI project before the end of their fellowship.


Academic Curriculum

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Clinical Experience

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Research and Quality Improvement

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Faculty and Fellows

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How to Apply

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