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VIM E-Newsletter: December 2017

In our December 2017 e-newsletter hear from Volunteers in Medicine Board Chairman Todd Sagin, read about how the SCRIBES program at the Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine clinic in Oregon City, OR, improves care,  and learn about Salud Sin Fronteras, the newest...

Family Medicine Cares USA Awards

Salud Sin Fronteras, a Volunteers in Medicine clinic located in El Paso, Texas, has received a Family Medicine Cares USA “new” clinic award from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation.  Students and faculty at the Texas Tech University Health...

SCRIBES Improve Care and Satisfaction

by Karen Shimada Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) clinic in Clackamas County, Oregon opened its doors in 2012 utilizing paper charts. Within a year, we made the decision to move to an electronic health record system. Our initial medical providers were primarily...

Thank you for your #GivingTuesday Support

We successfully raised $1,525 on #GivingTuesday.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this international day of giving. These generous donations will enable us to further our work of building a national network of free health care clinics and giving the the gift...

Salud Sin Fronteras Joins the VIM Alliance

Marjorie Hamrell, Director of Clinic Development at the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) national office, conducted a site visit earlier this month with Salud Sin Fronteras (Health Without Borders).  Students and faculty at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences...

Married Couple Loves Volunteering at VIM

Every little bit helps, whether it’s examining a patient or helping with paper work. Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in Stuart, FL, consists of more than 100 volunteers. Some don’t have medical experience but still have the desire to help. This is why Jim and Katy...