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College of Charleston Students Help Promote Free Health Care to Hospitality Workers

Jun 7, 2022 Comments Off on College of Charleston Students Help Promote Free Health Care to Hospitality Workers
February 21 @ 12:04 am

CHARLESTON CARES: We recently spoke with Kirsten Snyder, a molecular biology major at the College of Charleston, part time EMT, and newly elected president of C of C’s pre-health club, Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED). This year, the club has engaged in an effective outreach campaign to spread the word to area hospitality workers about the…

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BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

May 24, 2022 Comments Off on BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to receive a 2022 Gold Star Standards Rating from The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, According to the NAFC’s website, “The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable…

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Healthcare Intern Confidential: A Summer of Growth

Jul 26, 2021 Comments Off on Healthcare Intern Confidential: A Summer of Growth
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Never in my life have I been more uplifted by a group of individuals than I have during my three months working at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic as a student intern. Everyone who participates in the clinic is there for a different reason, but they all put their own…

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BIFMC Receives $50,000 Grant Award from The Leon Levine Foundation

Jun 22, 2021 Comments Off on BIFMC Receives $50,000 Grant Award from The Leon Levine Foundation
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) Grant recipients for 2021, receiving a grant award of $50,000. The philanthropic foundation, based in Charlotte, NC, considers healthcare proposals from nonprofits with the mission to improve access…

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BIFMC Awarded Grant From Medical Society of South Carolina

Dec 8, 2020 Comments Off on BIFMC Awarded Grant From Medical Society of South Carolina
February 21 @ 12:04 am

The Medical Society of South Carolina (MSSC) recently awarded Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC) a grant of $8,500, administered through Coastal Community Foundation (CCF), one of many generous awards directed each year toward community-based health programs that improve “health, wellness, and access.” The fourth oldest Medical Society in the…

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How to Inspire Your Child to Give Back

Nov 5, 2019 Comments Off on How to Inspire Your Child to Give Back
February 21 @ 12:04 am

At Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, we think health care is a family affair – and we love to see the little ones represent for positive action in the community! But how exactly do you inspire your child to ‘give back’? There are many small ways to instill a sense…

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BIFMC Recipient of The Leon Levine Foundation Grant

May 2, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Recipient of The Leon Levine Foundation Grant
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) Grant recipients for 2019. The philanthropic foundation, based in Charlotte, NC, considers healthcare proposals from nonprofits improving access to quality care and support services. includes a mission focus…

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Clinic Director Featured as Blackbaud “Tomorrow Maker”

Jun 29, 2018 Comments Off on Clinic Director Featured as Blackbaud “Tomorrow Maker”
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic Director, Brenda Falls, was featured this month in the promotions of locally based cloud software company Blackbaud. As stated on the company’s website, “Blackbaud is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good.” As Blackbaud noted of their decision to feature Falls in their…

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BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston

Nov 1, 2017 Comments Off on BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Johns Island free clinic, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, is currently featured in the November/December issue of HealthLinks Charleston Magazine. The piece, titled “Quite a Life Saver: Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic” by Denise K. James, captures the flow of the free medical clinic, which serves the island’s low income,…

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer

Oct 4, 2017 Comments Off on BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer
February 21 @ 12:04 am

Dr. Richard Ulmer, Medical Director and Physician at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, has provided well beyond a professional’s lifetime of dignity, compassion, health and good humor to his patients. Across his many decades of training – and then treating – the lowcountry community through his internal medicine practice, it…

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