We’re devoted to the well-being of children and we’re looking for incoming pediatric residents who share our values and mission.
We provide resources to support you and customize your pediatric residency experience. Whether you focus on community pediatrics or a subspecialty fellowship, our diverse and expert faculty will mentor you along the way – sharing your goals, helping you hone your skills and preparing you for the future. With this well-rounded support you will be able to focus on what matters most: providing the highest level of care for pediatric patients.
All about us
Children’s Mercy is consistently ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. We’re proud to rank in all 10 specialties, and nine of our specialties rank among the top 30 programs in the United States. For the past 10+ years, Children’s Mercy has been ranked as one of the best places to work in Kansas City. As a vibrant city with a traditional Midwestern feel, Kansas City is balanced with a thriving economy of small businesses, tech start-ups and headquarters of major companies including Hallmark, Cerner and H&R Block. Each year, Kansas City receives national rankings for livability, affordability, innovation and technology, culinary arts (especially barbecue!!) and the fine arts.
About the residency program
- Complex Cases: as a regional pediatric referral center. we commonly see the most complicated diagnoses
- 9,200 + surgical cases
- 12,500 + admissions
- 131,700 + Emergency/ Urgent Care visits
- 4,600 + transports
- Learn from leaders: over 850 faculty pediatric subspecialists
- Committed to DEI: Founded in 1897 by a female physician and a female dentist, the Berry sisters. Today, we strive to create an inclusive community where all feel welcome and supported and reflect the diversity of patients we serve.
Your wellbeing matters
We believe creating a world of wellbeing for children begins with the wellbeing of our future pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. Our program is designed to bring balance to your training experience through a culture of support. Read about our wellness program.