Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 98: Patient Airlift Services – Giving Back to the CF Community with Eileen Minogue

Eileen Minogue, Director of Operations for Patient Airlift Services (PALS), discusses arranging FREE air transportation for patients with in CF in need of medical diagnosis or treatment.

PALS is a nonprofit 501(3)c that is helping the CF community and “changing the world, one flight at a time …”

PALS offers three missions:

  • Financial need must be verified with a social worker.
  • Patient must be ambulatory and medically stable.
  • If individual requires oxygen, it must be FAA approved. PALS does not provide oxygen.
  • PALS can fly to and from more than 5,000 airports.
  • PALS can cover flights in the entire Northeastern United States, and they are linked nationally through the Air Care Alliance Group.

Contact info:
888-818-1231 or 516-300-1660

This “LIVING. BREATHING. SUCCEEDING.” Podcast/Vodcast series is made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Genentech to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

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