ST. LOUIS (Jan. 20, 2014) - Sandra McKay, MD, FAAP, a Mercy Kids pediatrician, was recently named to a two-year term as president-elect of the Missouri Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In this role, McKay will coordinate advocacy efforts, oversee the young physicians council and work to expand the chapter’s social media presence. She will work with committees supporting the group’s members, other professional organizations in Missouri and national AAP representatives. McKay also will oversee grant and research opportunities and coordinate educational forums.
She has been active on several committees to promote advocacy and quality improvement within the Mercy system.
Mercy Kids is a network of pediatric care dedicated to meeting the needs of every child, every day. It’s powered by more than 700 pediatricians and family doctors in partnership with 125 pediatric specialists. Anchored by two acute care children’s hospitals in St. Louis and Springfield, Mo., Mercy Kids offers a full range of services to support healthy childhoods, including pediatric, specialty and educational services.