NF Clinic at Children's Mercy Accepted as a Member of the Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Clinic Network
We are excited to announce that our neurofibromatosis (NF) clinic at Children's Mercy is a member of the Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Clinic Network. Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by neurofibromatosis. CTF recognizes clinics that provide comprehensive medical care to individuals with NF; foster patient education; and encourage participation in research. For more information, go to www.ctf.org.
For more information about the Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Specialty Clinic at Children's Mercy, visit https://www.ctf.org/understanding-nf/clinic/childrens-mercy-hospital.
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 all ten 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 nearly 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, health care innovation and emerging infections. 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.