In an encore episode, Steve D'Agostino, chief pilot of Best Rate of Climb, interviews John Sugden Jr., senior director of public and community relations, and Sue McQuaid, director of professional relations, at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Boston. Tune in as they talk about the mission and business of improving the lives of children.
Shriners-Boston is one of the world’s leading centers for treating children with severe burns or those who need reconstructive surgery for scars or cleft lip and palate – regardless of ability to pay. Affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Shriners-Boston has provided expert round-the-clock care for pediatric patients at its downtown Boston location since its establishment in 1968.
Shriners-Boston’s areas of specialization and care include:
• Acute-burn treatment
• Reconstructive corrective surgery for cleft lip and palate
• Congenital issues and traumatic or burn injury
• Plastic and laser surgery for healed burns, post-trauma scars, vascular birthmarks and skin disorders
• Modern scar treatment
• Scar rehabilitation with occupational/physical therapy