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Pediatric Sickle Cell Program Director

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Candidate TypeMD, DO
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Pediatric Sickle Cell Program Director

Pediatric Sickle Cell Program Director

The Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) is seeking a new faculty member to lead our Sickle Cell Program. Applicants must possess a medical degree and have certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of post-fellowship experience in treating patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide excellent clinical care for children and adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease. We are seeking a visionary leader with clinical, academic, research, and education experience.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City has a full-service sickle cell program that follows approximately 300 patients from infancy until 21 years of age. This program has a full complement of staffing including one other faculty physician, two advance practice nurses, a social worker, psychologist, research nurse, and data manager. We are a regional center for Missouri and have been actively involved in many NIH and industry clinical trials. The Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT has a robust coagulation service and is a Hemophilia Treatment Center. We see approximately 200 newly diagnosed children with cancer every year and perform 35-40 transplants annually. The entire division has 24 attendings and at least 6 fellows.

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

Please send CV and cover letter to:

Please direct questions to:  Shannon Carpenter, MD, MS, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Professor

About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over 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 nine specialties. We have received Magnet® recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the university of Kansas School of Medicine, 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 Children’s 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. We invite you to visit Children’s Mercy Hospital virtually at

Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s 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. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to

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  • Children's Mercy Hospital
  • 2401 Gillham Rd Kansas City MO 64108


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