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Children’s Mercy is one of the country’s premiere free-standing independent pediatric medical centers. We are consistently ranked among the leading children’s hospitals in the nation and take pride in providing pediatric medical education to the next generation of physicians and nurses.


Fellowship Highlights

  • The centerpiece of the one-year fellowship will be a mentored research project on an ethical issue in pediatrics. 

  • Fellows will participate in the Pediatric Bioethics Certificate Program.

  • Life in Kansas City includes world-class jazz, even better barbecue, more fountains than any city in the world other than Rome, multiple arts venues, and the famous Plaza Lights!

Academic Curriculum

Fellows learn from world-class faculty at the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center and have the opportunity to participate in the clinical, educational, and research activities. Learn more about the curriculum, including didactics, courses, and workshops.

Bioethics Center

We work with clinicians and families to identify ethical dilemmas and respond to them. We teach others through publications in medical journals, through presentations at national and international meetings and through the nation’s first certificate program in pediatric bioethics.


Fellows work alongside faculty from the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center.

How to Apply

Learn how to apply for this fellowship to begin the application process.