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Children's Mercy is a mission-driven organization focused on improving the health and well-being of children by providing comprehensive family-centered health care, committing to the highest level of clinical and psychosocial care, and exhibiting research, educational, and service excellence. To support this mission, the Division of Adolescent Medicine offers an ACGME-accredited fellowship in adolescent medicine to physicians trained in pediatrics, family medicine, and/or internal medicine. Our program provides a broad-based, comprehensive, clinical, educational and research experience designed to train physicians to provide truly excellent patient care to adolescents and young adults, enhanced by academic and research endeavors.

Overall educational goal


Produce physician-leaders in adolescent medicine prepared to provide truly excellent patient care to adolescents and young adults, enhanced by academic and research endeavors.

Salaries and benefits

2022-23 salaries

  • PGY 4: $73,104.03
  • PGY 5: $74,983.71
  • PGY 6: $77,302.28
  • PGY 7: $79,636.38

Benefits for fellows

  • $1,500 Educational stipend per academic year for books, travel and other educational materials
  • $2,250 Professional stipend for academic year to present scholarly activity
  • Health and dental insurance for trainee and dependents with no premiums
  • Hospital-issued iPad
  • Free parking
  • Moving allowance
  • 20 days of vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid board exam
  • Access to clinical and research librarians, statisticians, scientific writers and learning specialists
  • Tuition allowance of $5,250 per year
  • On-site fitness center and wellness center

Academic curriculum

Learn more about the curriculum, including didactics, courses and workshops.

Clinical experience

Learn about the quality and extent of hands-on experience offered through this fellowship.

Faculty and fellows

Meet the team of fellows and faculty for the Adolescent Medicine fellowship.

Research

Learn more about the research opportunities and focuses offered during this fellowship.

Apply for the program

The Adolescent Medicine Fellowship participates in the National Resident Matching Program. Prospective candidates should apply through the Electronic Residency Application Services. Specific application requirements and materials are available through the ERAS system.