Pediatrics Fellowship Position

Pediatrics Fellowship Position

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship Program with training to begin July 2021. This three (3) year program, accredited by the Academic Pediatric Association, is designed to provide advanced education to highly qualified physicians with a passion for medical education, research, leadership, child advocacy, and clinical care of pediatric patients.

The training experience will increase the breadth and depth of participants' understanding of pediatric and academic medicine. Fellows will achieve the following goals upon completion of the training program:

  1. Expertise in research and curricula design, planning, implementation, data interpretation and information dissemination about under-served communities and populations.

  2. Expertise in teaching techniques, sound evaluation methods, constructive and timely feedback, and improvement plans for adult learners.
  3. Encourage plans for career development and advancement including the importance of mentorship and sponsorship, commitment to lifelong learning, academic leadership and child advocacy.
  4. Strong clinical skills to provide high-quality medical care to diverse patient populations which includes precepting medical student and resident trainees and working effectively with the health care team.

For further information about the program and the institution, please visit their website at: https://www.childrensmercy.org/professional-education/fellowships/academic-general-pediatrics-fellowship/

Prerequisites:

Children’s Mercy is committed to recruiting and training a diverse group of subspecialists. We seek to provide high-quality clinical care by creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of patients we serve.

We embrace diversity in all forms, including race, ethnicity, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. We strive to create an inclusive community where all feel welcome and supported. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Children's Mercy accepts applicants with J-1 Visa status. Applicants must have participated in a US ACGME accredited residency program and be sponsored by the ECFMG for the J-1 non-immigrant Visa classification and have and maintain valid ECFMG certification throughout the length of their training program. In some cases, Children's Mercy will sponsor an H-1B Visa. Please contact GME if you have further questions.

How To Apply:

For interested applicants to apply, please complete the common fellowship application through the Academic Pediatric Association found at https://www.academicpeds.org/publications-resources/fellowships/overview-of-fellowship-programs/apply/.

Submit completed application materials including curriculum vitae, personal statement, and three (3) letters of recommendation (one letter must be from the residency program director if completing training or recent graduate) to Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, Fellowship Program Director.

Fellowship applicants must also register for the Pediatric Fall Specialties NRMP Match at https://r3.nrmp.org/viewLoginPage.

For more information, please contact Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP, Fellowship Program Director at [email protected]

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