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Volunteer Spotlight – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in News |

Brandee Newsom, RN, began volunteering at Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada’s Paradise Park Clinic in 2010 and has been committed ever since. She started off by doing a little bit of everything at the clinic: rooming patients, taking blood pressure and providing detailed notes for the volunteer physicians. Volunteers in Medicine of Southern...

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Explore Cuba with Volunteers in Medicine

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News |

Cuba is a country unlike any in the world. Despite a shortage of material goods and lack of economic wealth, Cuba is renowned for the success of its public health system. It has long had a nearly identical life expectancy rate to the United States, and its infant and child mortality rates are among the lowest in the world. Health care on the island nation...

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VIM E-Newsletter: June 2017

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in News |

In our June 2017 e-newsletter, read about Volunteers in Medicine’s goals for the next three years, our newest board member and a volunteer story from the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in Stuart, Florida.  ...

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VIM Berkshires Provides “Well-Being”

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in News |

Meet “Marisol,” a newcomer to Great Barrington, who works part-time doing childcare and housekeeping. She has no health insurance. One day, Marisol’s severe asthma attack led to the hospital emergency room. She was stabilized, released and referred to Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Berkshires for further care. At VIM, she was treated by a member of the...

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VIM Welcomes New Board Member

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in News |

The Volunteers in Medicine national office is pleased to welcome Ned Allen to the board of directors.  A former entrepreneur in the restaurant and housing industries, Ned has dedicated his retirement to nonprofit philanthropy and board service. He has worked extensively with the Make-A-Wish Foundation at both the national and chapter levels, contributing...

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