About Children's Mercy Kansas City
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a fellowship-trained, board-certified/board-eligible pediatric endocrinologist to join two pediatric endocrinologists at a pediatric endocrinology practice in Topeka, KS. The duties of the position are primarily clinical. The ideal candidate will have an interest in both endocrinology and diabetes.
The patient population is diverse in this busy practice, which draws from a large region in Kansas. Our physicians also participate in outreach clinics in two surrounding Kansas cities. Inpatient care at one hospital in Topeka is managed by hospitalists, with the endocrinologists serving as consultants.
Teleconferencing allows for participation in Children’s Mercy educational activities and conferences. Colleagues in Kansas City are accessible for professional discussions and consultation.
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Mercy includes 25 pediatric endocrinologists, up to 7 fellows, nurse practitioners, social workers, staff nurses, certified diabetes educators, care assistants, clinical research coordinators and administrative assistants.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. We have received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute has started construction on a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs. Our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine, medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transport outcomes for children here and around the world. For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit http://www.childrensmercy.org
The capital of Kansas, Topeka is at the heart of business and politics. Rich in the history of freedom and the civil rights movement, this warm, inviting community of nearly 128,000 offers a diverse atmosphere to live, work and play. Topeka is approx. 60 miles west of Kansas City and 25 miles from Lawrence, KS.