Fly for the Kids is a personal challenge set by Paediatric Neurologist, Associate Professor Andrew Kornberg.
Combining his dedication to caring for sick children at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), with his passion for flying, Andrew embarked on a solo adventure in March 2017,to circumnavigate Australia in a single engine aircraft to raise much needed money for the Complex Movement Disorder Program at the Royal Children’s Hospital to help the many patients enduring the challenge of a severe movement disorder.
Professor Andrew Kornberg for over 35 years has delivered great care to the thousands of patients and families who visit The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Children’s Neuroscience Centre every year. Each patient journey has helped him become the accomplished and respected paediatric neurologist he is today. Every patient faces challenges during their treatment and through Fly for the Kids,
Andrew is honouring those challenges and working towards a brighter future for sick kids.
Fly for the Kids is a personal challenge set by Associate Professor Andrew Kornberg. Combining his dedication to caring for sick children at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), with his passion for flying, Andrew will solo circumnavigate Australia in a single engine aircraft raising money for the hospital.
The Complex Movement Disorders Program
This program features a multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, developmental medicine specialists, rehabilitation specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, and allied health professionals like physiotherapists, occupational therapists and neuropsychologists working together to provide comprehensive and world-leading care.
They will provide innovative and intensive therapies that decrease pain, increase motor function and improve their quality of life.
Fly For the Kids Program
Andrew’s adventure took 27 days and included stopping off to visit RCH patients around the country.
He travelled more than 27,000 kilometers and spent more than 64 hours in the air.
A truly fascinating journey that will captivate and inspire not only in what Andrew experienced as a solo adventurer but as a specialist surgeon, wanting to raise funds for medical research and how it will contribute greatly to improve the lives of children and young people with neurological conditions affecting their movement, such as cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and neurodegenerative diseases.
It is the first program of its kind at the RoyalChildren's Hospital.
Professional Speakers Bureau supports the opportunity for clients to not only hear an incredible tale of adventure, but to also support the Royal Children's Hospital programs at the same time.
An extraordinary adventurer, an extraordinary human being that does extraordinary work and tells extraordinary stories about his journey in life.
All fees charged by Prof Andrew Kronberg are all donated to the Fly for the Kids Program, PSB does not charge a commission, all management and booking are undertaken pro bono for this worthwhile cause.