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VIM Welcomes New Board Chairman 

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in News |

The Volunteers in Medicine national office is pleased to announce that Todd Sagin, MD, JD, has been named chairman of the board of directors.  We would like to thank Hugh Greeley who is stepping down after 14 years of service in this position.  During his tenure, Mr. Greeley has been a powerful spokesperson for the organization and has built a board of...

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Health and a Better Future

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in News |

Seven years ago, Rosa was taking a free nutrition class right around the corner from Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative’s (BVMI) old home.  When the teacher realized Rosa did not have health insurance, she told her about BVMI.  As Rosa puts it, when she first walked through our doors back in 2010, her “life was forever changed.” At one...

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Caring for America’s Uninsured

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in News |

For 25 years, Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island has been providing free health care to the uninsured.  The brainchild of Dr. Jack McConnell, the clinic inspired the creation of the Volunteers in Medicine national office and the 88 clinics currently in the Volunteers in Medicine Alliance. In 2016, Volunteers in Medicine clinics served an estimate of...

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VIM Volunteers Make The Difference

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in News |

Clinic by the Bay, a VIM Alliance clinic in San Francisco, CA, is blessed to have a strong cadre of volunteers that help provide quality, compassionate health care.  Nearly 125 doctors, nurses, interpreters, and office support volunteers give their time and expertise.  Meet four volunteers who have gone “above and beyond” to make a difference...

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The Free Clinic of Meridian Named Civitan Citizen of the Year

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in News |

The Free Clinic of Meridian was named Citizen of the Year by the Meridian Civitan Club.  Each year the Civitans recognize an organization or a person who has contributed to the community in ways that epitomize the Creed and Purposes of the Civitan Organization. Board President, Brenda Hiatt, credits the volunteers with the success of the Clinic.  “We are...

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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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