Pediatric Ethics Fellowship

Posted December 08th 2022

Children's Mercy Kansas City

2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Closing date
December 31st 2022

Everything we do here is driven by one purpose: To create a world of wellbeing for children. That world begins with the well-being of our future pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. Our program is designed to bring balance and flexibility to your training experience through a culture of support.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City invites applications for a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Ethics. The fellowship will be based in the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center. Fellows will participate in all clinical, educational and research activities of the center. They will also complete a mentored research project on a topic of their choice in pediatric bioethics. They may participate in meetings in our Genomic Medicine Center, Fetal Health Center, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Ethics Committee, Palliative Care Service, Nurse Ethics Forum, or other areas of interest around the hospital, the medical school or the city.
APPLICATION INFORMATION Share our passion & purpose? Join us! Applicants should have a terminal degree in medicine, philosophy, nursing, social work, religious studies, law, economics or other field related to pediatrics and pediatric bioethics. Preference will be given to applicants with:
• demonstrated interest in ethics
• prior scholarly publications
• excellent writing skills
• evidence of leadership potential

2022-2023 SALARY
• PGY4: $73,104.03

• $1,500 educational stipend to use toward books, travel and other educational materials
• $2,250 professional development stipend to present scholarly activity
• Health and dental insurance for trainee and dependents with no premiums
• Hospital-issued laptop
• Free parking
• Moving allowance
• 20 days of vacation
• Paid sick time
• Short-term disability (6 weeks at 100%)
• 6 weeks paid family leave
• Paid board exam
• Tuition Assistance of $5,250 per year for certifications or master’s degrees in a variety of related areas
• Multispecialty and interdisciplinary education in leadership, quality improvement, biostatistics and grant writing
• Onsite gym and Employee Wellness Center

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