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Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship

The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program at Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is approved by the American Board of Dermatology. Qualified applicants will have completed an ACGME-accredited Dermatology Residency Program prior to starting the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program at Children's Mercy Hospital.  One year of clinical pediatric experience is also preferred, but not required.

Application Requirements

  • Completion of an ACGME accredited Dermatology Residency prior to starting the fellowship.

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Personal statement regarding background and career goals

  • 3 letters of recommendation

  • Able to obtain a Missouri license prior to beginning fellowship

Interested applicants should contact the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program Director, Dr Kimberly Horii at or at (816) 960-4100.

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.