Good News

In every newsletter we share highlights from our missions, introduce you to some of our patients, and showcase our amazing volunteers.  We keep you up-to-date on our progress and where we’re going next.

Couldn’t we all use a little more good news?

Browse our past newsletters below,
then click the image to download the pdf version.


Issue 1:

August 16th, 2018

  • Patients in Boston
  • Introduction to our Curriculum
  • Our Upcoming Mission to the Dominican Republic
  • Welcome to our Interns
  • Telemedicine

Issue 2:

November 11, 2018

  • Our Mission to Santo Domingo
  • Mission Stats
  • Meet Cheryl Hersh, Speech Pathologist
  • Meet Candy, OA Patient
  • Meet Briana Peck, Child-Life Specialist
  • Mission Report Links

Issue 3:

December 21, 2018

  • Review of our 2018 Missions to El Salvador and Dominican Republic
  • Bench to Bedside Project 1
  • Bench to Bedside Project 2
  • Advanced JRRP: Clinical Care and Partnership
  • Partnering with Shriners Hospital 

Issue 4:

February 9th, 2019

  • Overview of our 3rd mission to El Salvador
  • Meet Our Patients: Brigeit, Ulises, Scarleth
  • Our Expanding Curriculum
  • The Peikin Foundation Comes to El Salvador
  • The First Video Swallow Study at the Bloom Hospital

Issue 5:

May 24th, 2019

  • Global Healthcare Comes Back to Boston
  • Helping to Repair Subglottic Stenosis in Boston and Abroad!
  • International Collaboration with Novartis
  • Meet Mark Peikin, Team Member and Supporter of Operation Airway

Issue 6:

November 12th, 2019

  • Santo Domingo Mission Overview
  • Mission Stats
  • Daibelis and Her Birthday Wish
  • Meet Dr. Dan Ryan
  • First-Ever Nerve Reinnervation Surgery in the Dominican Republic
  •  Meet some of our Volunteers
  • Meet Kevin Callans, Nurse Case Manager
  • Avastin Treatment for RRP

Issue 7:

February 6th, 2020

  • El Salvador Mission Overview and Stats
  • Meet Several of our Volunteers and Patients
  • Alleviating Papilloma Stigma
  • The Gift of a Surgical Kit
  • Endotracheal Tube Study
  • Nurses Teaching Nurses
  • Links to Online Mission Reports
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Issue 8:

October 14, 2020

  • Video Conferences
  • New Cartoon Video Series
  • Launching Our New Website
  • Key Dates for 2020
  • Storage Space Secured
  • 10 Year Outcomes Published
  • ENT Nursing Conference
  • New Columbia Mission
  • Spotlight on Junior Ambassadors
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Issue 9:

October 26, 2021

  • The Dowling Family T-Shirt Drive
  • Ashley Conti Smith’s Marathon Run
  • Simulation Program in El Salvador
  • Dominican Republic Avastin Program
  • Spotlight on Tem Members Billy and Susanne
  • A Thank You to Rob Knapp