In the News

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May
22,
2018
Senior Nichelle Lankes' illustration of an endoscopy procedure. By Anne Kniggendorf Tell any child that you need her consent to perform an endoscopic biopsy and want her on board with a “future use provision” and see what sort of look you
May
18,
2018
By Jessica McMaster On average, a child receives their first cellphone at 10 years old, according to recent research. For many parents, it's a struggle to give their child the privacy he or she needs while also giving him or her their
May
16,
2018
By Andrea Tudhope A day-long event at Kansas City’s Union Station in early May helped launch “All of Us,” a new nationwide research initiative from the National Institutes of Health. The program’s goal is to collect genetic data from one

Our Stories

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May
21,
2018
To look at two-year-old Sadie Ewy, you would never know that just before she was born, she had a stroke that affected the right side of her body. That’s why the right-handed “high-five” she gave her pediatric neurologist, Roha Khalid, MD, at a
May
21,
2018
(From left) Jason Yoder, DPT, Operations Manager-Village West, Dr. Kevin Latz, CM Chief-Sports Medicine Center, and Dr. Adriane Latz, CM Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the Sports Medicine Center at
May
18,
2018
Francesco De Luca, MD, was comfortable and fulfilled in Philadelphia. The native of Italy came to the U.S. in 1989 for a fellowship at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in that city, and in 2001 he became Chief of the Section of Endocrinology
May
17,
2018
by Dr. Ram Chettiar, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Children's Mercy Kansas City   A new season of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” is set for release on May 18. Originally a bestselling novel by Jay Asher, the popular first season of

Press Releases

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April
09,
2018
Children’s Mercy invested three endowed chair positions in the fields of pediatric surgery and pediatric genomic research to advance treatments for children on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Endowed chair positions are academic medicine’s highest and
February
08,
2018
Children’s Mercy Kansas City, one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers, and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, today announced an expanded strategic relationship that will help transform pediatric care in their hometown and
January
11,
2018
Kansas City, Mo. – Jan. 11, 2018 – Two of Kansas City’s iconic families today transformed the future of pediatric research – as well as the city’s downtown skyline – by joining together to donate $150 million to Children’s Mercy Kansas City. In