Enhancing Access2Care

Enhancing Access2Care is a two-year program that aims to expand access and improve care for underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the United States. The program, funded by Teva Pharmaceuticals and implemented together with Direct Relief and Volunteers in...

Why Do I Volunteer?

When I retired from teaching in 2004, I knew that at some point I would want to volunteer somewhere, but I just wasn’t sure where that would be.  Then I heard about this community health clinic that was moving from being a dream in the minds and hearts of Jean Purvis...

VIM National Offices Seeks CEO/ED

Location:  Hilton Head, South Carolina Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) seeks a seasoned professional self-starter to direct and manage the national office, which will soon be relocated to Hilton Head, South Carolina.  The VIM national office is a nonprofit dedicated to...

World Health Day 2019

Celebrated for nearly 70 years, World Health Day was created by the World Health Organization (WHO) to bring awareness to health issues on a global level.  The focus of this year’s April 7th celebration is on universal health coverage, emphasizing that all people must...

VIM e-newsletter: Spring 2019

In our Spring 2019 e-newsletter read about the relocation of the Volunteers in Medicine national office to Hilton Head, South Carolina, learn how VIM clinics are using telehealth services to care for patients, and why paying attention really pays off....

Paying Attention Pays Off

Chest pain is a frightening experience for anyone. When you’ve previously had a heart attack and a stent implant, medical bills can begin piling up – and so can your stress levels. “Jong-Soo” came to Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) with his pain – and with...