International Patient Ambassadors
Shriners Children's selects International Patient Ambassadors each year to represent the healthcare system at local and international events. The ambassadors share their inspiring stories of perseverance and how Shriners Children's has made a dramatic difference in their lives.
Our 2023-2024 International Patient Ambassadors are Gianna and Juan Diego. Click below to view their stories, as well as those of some of our past ambassadors.
Patient StoryMeet Our New International Patient Ambassador, Gianna 07/03/2023
Gianna, 15, had her first visit at Shriners Children’s when she was 3 months old, and at 9 months, she received her first prosthesis.
Patient StoryMeet Our New International Patient Ambassador, Juan Diego 07/03/2023
Juan Diego, 18, was burned in an electrical accident when he was 13, leaving his hands seriously disfigured.