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Henry Schein Cares Gold Medal To VIM Berkshires

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in News |

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires (VIM Berkshires) has been awarded the gold medal in the Medical category of the second annual Henry Schein Cares Medal program.  The program honors organizations that demonstrate excellence in expanding access to care for the underserved.  Read...

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Volunteer Clinical Team Meets

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in News |

written by: Susan Minnich, Human Resources Manager, VIM Berkshires Energy and enthusiasm levels were high on the evening of October 20 when about 30 VIM direct-care providers gathered in the clinic. This was the first time that clinical volunteers from the medical, mental health, optometry, nutrition and dental teams met as a group, with the main goal to...

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Listening Counts

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in News |

Body pain and frequent headache. This was the profile for “Martha,” who came to the U.S. from Columbia and to Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) in 2010. Our medical tests found no specific medical problems or abnormalities. Then Martha arrived for an appointment wearing an arm cast. Through an interpreter, she told us she fell while cleaning...

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Neighbors Caring for Neighbors

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in News |

Patient story from the Volunteers in Medicine Free Clinics of South Jersey Edouard is a native of Haiti; he was visiting a relative here when the earthquake struck in 2010. His village was destroyed. Edouard’s relative knew of Volunteers in Medicine of South Jersey and so Edouard became a patient. He is gentle, soft- spoken and timid.  We followed him for...

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VIM Expands to Meet the Need

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in News |

The Volunteers in Medicine clinic in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, has expanded its services.  Thanks to a generous annual commitment from a private family foundation, a second Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) clinic has opened in Egg Harbor Township. Serving as a vital safety net for the underserved in Cape May and Atlantic counties, these clinics are the...

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