Society for Pediatric Pathology
August 19, 2019

PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY POSITION -Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Mercy Kansas City

PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY POSITION -Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D. or D.O. board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Pathologist.

Interested individuals must be Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/ Clinical Pathology or AP and Other pathology subspecialty. Preference will be given to a Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Pathology; applicants with demonstrated experience or training in Pediatric Pathology without board certification may also be considered for this position. The successful candidate will be responsible for signing out pediatric surgical pathology cases and autopsies. Individuals with special interest in pediatric GI pathology, and/or Dermatopathology and/or Hematopathology are encouraged to apply.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is the largest standalone, tertiary care, pediatric health care organization in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. The hospital is a level 1 trauma center and has very active bone marrow, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs. The DPLM provides numerous collaborative research opportunities with various clinical sections and research laboratories including genetics and world-class genome center which performs cutting edge research and diagnostic tests such as exome and whole genome sequencing. The hospital has academic affiliations with UMKC (University of Missouri at Kansas City) and KUMC (Kansas University Medical Center) with training and educational programs (Residency and Fellowship) in most pediatric specialties, including American Board of Pathology and American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics accredited Fellowship training programs.

The candidate must be eligible for an active, unrestricted Missouri and Kansas medical licenses. Academic appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenure-track) in the Department of Pathology at The University of Missouri Kansas City. The candidate is expected to contribute to educational and scholarly activities in the Department of Pathology based at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Academic rank and competitive salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and highly competitive benefit Faculty package is included with the appointment.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a minimum of three professional references and personal statement of professional goals to:

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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 as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and has 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 subspecialist and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to find answers for the most challenging cases and difficult conditions. For more information about Children’s Mercy – Kansas City visit

Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The metropolitan area of more than 2 million people has some of the best public school districts in the nation.

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