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Adam L. McClure, MD

Professional Background

Dr. Adam McClure is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita. In his clinical time, he works as an academic Pediatric Hospitalist at Wesley Children’s Hospital.

Dr. McClure was born and raised in Olathe, KS. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK. He earned his Medical Doctorate at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. After medical school, he completed Pediatric Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.

Since May 2019, Dr. McClure has served as the Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program. In this role, he has focused on the development and implementation of an educational curriculum within protected academic time, resident Board preparedness, and clinical workshops. He also has created and implemented innovative clinical scheduling structures within the novel "X+Y" pilot model. Additionally, he is heavily invested in residency recruitment.

Beginning in Spring 2021, Dr. McClure is taking on a new role within the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine as the Director of Clinical Services. In this new role, he will focus on the creation and implementation of evidence-based clinical policies and tools to enhance the standardization and quality of patient care delivered by the Pediatric Hospitalist team.

Education and Training
  • MD, Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency, General Pediatrics, Univ. of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • General Pediatrics Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics



Starting in 2019, Dr. McClure has been a member of the Schwartz Rounds Planning Committee and served as a Facilitator of each Schwartz Rounds since that time. These sessions provide a unique, multidisciplinary forum in which all participants from every area of the Department of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital may share their experiences and insights regarding the emotional and psychological challenges of providing compassionate care. Dr. McClure is also pursuing academic interests in physician and other caregiver perceptions of their own compassionate care behaviors.

Dr. McClure also is involved in scholarship relating to resident scheduling within the "X+Y" pilot program. This includes monitoring the effects on patient continuity, job stress, clinical education, burnout, and professional preparedness.