Dr. Shawn St. Peter is leading a worldwide study that could change the way appendicitis is treated in children. Read more about his research in this Kansas City Star story:
Dr Shawn St Peter is leading a worldwide study that could change

KC Star: Your child has appendicitis: Surgery, or just antibiotics?

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Celebrate the long holiday weekend with dinner at Avenues Bistro! From 4 - 10 pm on Sunday, May 28th, Avenues Bistro will be offering a fabulous $50 per person (beverages not included) 4-course meal and 50% of the proceeds will go to Children’s Mercy. There will also be a $10 kid’s menu that will offer 4 entrée choices and dessert, perfect for the little ones! We hope to see you there!
Celebrate the long holiday weekend with dinner at Avenues Bistro From 4
We're celebrating area First Responders as we kick off National EMS Week 2017. We have lots of food, games and fun at Hospital Hill Park next to the hospital! We will be here until 3pm today. Swing by and see us!
Were celebrating area First Responders as we kick off National EMS Week
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Today is Clinical Trials Day! Thank you to our research staff for all you do! Learn more about the fascinating research being done at Children's Mercy: [ Childrensmercy.org Link ]
Today is Clinical Trials Day Thank you to our research staff for
At our May Town Hall Meeting, our researchers eagerly learned about the Children’s Research Institute from our Research Leadership team.
Meet these dedicated, innovative leaders here: [ Childrensmercy.org Link ]
At our May Town Hall Meeting our researchers eagerly learned about the
"The coolest part was probably meeting the player. I also got to see my brother who was at the game!" See how REX the robot is helping kids get a behind- the-scenes experience at a Sporting Kansas City game... without leaving their rooms:
The coolest part was probably meeting the player I also got to

Meet REX: The Robot Giving Children's Mercy Patients a Field-side Seat to Sporting Kansas City

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"Children’s Mercy is proud to be a part of this one-of-a-kind District, celebrating the collective spirit of innovation, research and discovery that drives our collaborative quest for answers, new treatments and cures." Read more about how the new UMKC Health Sciences District will touch families throughout our area:
Childrens Mercy is proud to be a part of this oneofakind District

Kansas City’s leading health-care institutions team up to create UMKC Health Sciences District

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Today, on World IBD Day, the fight against Inflammatory Bowel Disease starts with awareness! Did you know that IBD doesn’t always present as tummy trouble? The dedicated team at Children’s Mercy helps countless children each year – like Lily. You can read her story here: bit.ly/CMHLily

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Today on World IBD Day the fight against Inflammatory Bowel Disease starts
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THEY DO!!! Please help us congratulate our facility dogs Hunter & Hope on their Woof Wedding!!! And be sure to click below to see all the amazing pictures from their paw-some day:
THEY DO Please help us congratulate our facility dogs Hunter Hope on

Hope and Hunter pledge puppy love fur-ever

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Crystal Thompson
Sarah Jason Wyssmann
Anyone wanna play DINOSAUR BINGO? THANK YOU Seth Sinovic & Mo Johnston for some game time AND some craft time this afternoon!!! We love when our Sporting KC friends stop by!
Anyone wanna play DINOSAUR BINGO THANK YOU Seth Sinovic Mo Johnston for
Thank you, Jack's Heart Fund, for creating the Jack's Heart Fund Endowment to help provide other families with comfort, care, support, and hope while their little one fights to overcome their heart condidtion. Thank you for caring so much! #ThankfulThursday
Thank you Jacks Heart Fund for creating the Jacks Heart Fund Endowment
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Christine Stark Fuss
Ann Deveaux Affolter
This Sunday, as we kick off National EMS Week, we invite all first responders to bring your families to Hospital Hill Park (north side of the Adele Hall Campus) from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for pizza, root beer floats, chair massages, games, face painting and crafts. Come celebrate with us in appreciation for all you do!
This Sunday as we kick off National EMS Week we invite all
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Wait a second...someone will get to hang out with Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, Jason Sudeikis, Rob Riggle, and David Koechner AND help the kids in our Cancer Center?? It's true! Watch this video to learn how you could play softball, enjoy VIP access and cheer for the Royals during our Big Slick Celebrity Weekend! ENTER: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Black & Veatch recently hosted their 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of Children’s Mercy's Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine. Proceeds from the tournament and company giving, which total $350,000, were donated this year. Thank you, Black & Veatch, for your help in strengthening our ability to get a research program of this caliber off the ground! You are an important part in...
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Black Veatch recently hosted their 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support
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Children's Mercy and a Kansas City developer have partnered to help doctors more easily make the most accurate diagnosis. Read about how the CMPeDS tool allows doctors to input specific information about a patient and their symptoms:
Childrens Mercy and a Kansas City developer have partnered to help doctors

KC Business Journal: New tool assists doctors' decision-making

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Raise your hand if you LOVE Paul Rudd!
The Kansas City Area Diesel Crew hosted a fundraiser in March to celebrate Bear, who is being treated here, and the event raised more than $1,500 for the Cancer Center! Thank you for raising money for our kids!
The Kansas City Area Diesel Crew hosted a fundraiser in March to
‪Happy Mother's Day to moms everywhere who transcend definition to love and care for all kids!‬

‪(And thank you, Scribe, for this beautiful portrayal!)‬
Happy Mothers Day to moms everywhere who transcend definition to love and
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We wrap up Nurses Week by celebrating the hard work - and uniquely fun spirit - of all of our nurses!! Please join us in thanking them for making Children's Mercy such a special place!
We wrap up Nurses Week by celebrating the hard work and uniquely
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