Organization

Children's Mercy Kansas City

Location

Kansas City, MO

Date Posted

December 1, 2023

Children’s Mercy Kansas City (CMKC), located in Kansas City, MO, has an opening in our ACGME accredited Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program starting in July 2024.

Clinical training includes time on our general infectious diseases and immunocompromised infectious diseases consult services. Outpatient clinical training includes infectious diseases clinic with additional training in travel medicine, HIV, international adoption, and antibiotic allergy de-labeling clinics. Fellows also have dedicated time with the microbiology lab, infection prevention team, and antibiotic stewardship program (ASP), one of the oldest pediatric programs and an ASP track for fellows interested in an ASP career. Fellows also receive quality improvement, grant writing, and biostatistics training as well as tuition support for master’s and certificate programs if desired. Global health opportunities are also available. Fellows have a variety of research opportunities including basic science, translational, clinical, outcomes, and quality improvement with mentorship from divisional and extra-divisional faculty with federal, foundational, and industry funding.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is a free-standing children’s hospital with 390 beds. A top-ranked hospital with over 40 pediatric specialties, CMKC serves as the regional referral center and provides excellent training in clinical pediatrics. Strong support from the Children’s Mercy Research Institute provides training for the next generation of physician scientists.

Kansas City is a vibrant city of 2.5 million people located on the state line of Kansas and Missouri. It has a rich arts and culture community, beautiful parks, fantastic architecture, and more than 200 fountains. With its world-class museums, lively arts scene, winning sports teams, and friendly people, the city continues to grow and expand.

For more information, please visit https://www.childrensmercy.org/professional-education/fellowships/pediatric-infectious-diseases-fellowship/

or contact us:

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jennifer Schuster, MD MSCI
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
jeschuster@cmh.edu

Sarah King
Program Coordinator
srking@cmh.edu

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