Job ID: 290036886  |  Last Updated: 2/3/2023

Pediatric Pathologist

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Applicant Contact
Rob Dinneen
Senior Physician Recruiter
(816) 302-3781

Job Description

PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY POSITION -Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Childrens Mercy Kansas City

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at Childrens 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 a 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 or training in Hematopathology and/or Dermatopathology and/or Molecular Pathology are specially encouraged to apply.

Childrens 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 Childrens 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.

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a minimum of three professional references and personal statement of professional goals. Please send to or apply online at:

Find Your Opportunity at Childrens Mercy Kansas City
You dont have to wait your turn to change the world. Were looking for physicians who are ready to put their training to the best possible use: Transforming the health, well-being and potential of children and their families.
Childrens Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 386-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Childrens Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in nine specialties. We have received Magnet recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of more than 800 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
The Childrens Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021 the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care.
For more information about Childrens Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our citys long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. Its a community with a heart friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking a great place to live and pursue a career.

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