In the News

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October
11,
2018
By Deb Gruver and David Dinell Brooklynn Dodge might have been the most excited 7-year-old to walk into El Paso Elementary School on the first day of classes this fall. That she’d ever be 7 or get to go to school were never guaranteed for this
October
10,
2018
By Chris Roush North Andrew senior Logan Hughes has been a part of a state championship team during his high school career, but he almost never made it to high school. Logan and his sister, Shayne, were in a four-wheeler accident when Logan
October
05,
2018
By John Pepitone Two accidental infant deaths in the Northland in September have police urging parents to learn about safe sleep practices for babies. Police are partnering with Children's Mercy Hospital to hand out educational pamphlets

Our Stories

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October
15,
2018
Brad Winfrey, Manager of the Center for Childhood Safety and Injury Prevention Did you know: There are nearly 4,000 deaths and approximately 20,000 hospitalizations each year from household fires? As you can imagine, winter is an especially
October
10,
2018
With four children 10 and under, Jean and Brendan McPherson are experienced parents. But nothing could have prepared them for the news they received when they went for a routine 20-week ultrasound during Jean’s fifth pregnancy. At the exam, the
October
10,
2018
Shayla Sullivant, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has been awarded the Individual Advocate of the Year by Grandparents Against Gun Violence Association (GAGV), recognizing her hard work and dedication to the Lock It For Love
October
08,
2018
Michon Huston, PA, Orthopedics, and Emma Lennon, PA, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery The next time you go to the doctor’s office or visit a specialist you may be seen by a physician assistant (PA). PAs are licensed medical professionals that

Press Releases

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July
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, MO., July 26, 2018 – Following a 10-month nationwide search, Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Currently, Kempinski serves
June
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2018 – Children’s Mercy is once again recognized as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals” report. For the fourth year in a row,
May
31,
2018
Washington, DC (May 30, 2018) -- The American Academy of Nursing today expressed its support for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2018. With a theme focused on the direct impact that tobacco use