Volunteers In Medicine

BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’

Dec 5, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’
June 22 @ 2:24 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic volunteer Physician, Dr. Marta Hampton, was recognized as a volunteer Health Care Hero by the Charleston Regional Business Journal on December 4th, 2019, at the Francis Marion Hotel. The award, presented by The Charleston Regional Business Journal each year, “honors the men, women, and service…

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Dr. Louis Weinstein Featured in ‘Volunteer Spotlight’

Jul 18, 2018 Comments Off on Dr. Louis Weinstein Featured in ‘Volunteer Spotlight’
June 22 @ 2:24 am

Each month, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, a free clinic in Charleston, SC, shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, BIFMC is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry…

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New Free Clinic Building Set to Open Doors

Feb 27, 2018 Comments Off on New Free Clinic Building Set to Open Doors
June 22 @ 2:24 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will close its doors on Wednesday, February 28th – but not for long. Staff and volunteers will take five days to move their residence from 3226 Maybank Highway, Suite A-1 on Johns Island and set up shop in a brand new, 7,000 sq ft medical…

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Volunteers In Medicine Founder, Dr. Jack McConnell, Passes

Feb 7, 2018 Comments Off on Volunteers In Medicine Founder, Dr. Jack McConnell, Passes
June 22 @ 2:24 am

Dr. Jack McConnell, founder of the first Volunteers in Medicine free clinic, passed away on February 6, 2018 at the age of 93. Dr. McConnell founded the charitable clinic model in Hilton Head, SC, in 1993, utilizing largely retired, volunteer physicians and staff to serve the low income, uninsured residents…

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer

Oct 4, 2017 Comments Off on BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer
June 22 @ 2:24 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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BIFMC Presents National Webinar for VIM Talk Series

Jun 20, 2017 Comments Off on BIFMC Presents National Webinar for VIM Talk Series
June 22 @ 2:24 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic presented a free webinar hosted by the national Volunteers in Medicine headquarters on Monday, June 19th. The VIM Talk series, produced by Volunteers in Medicine Executive Director Sasha Bianchi, regularly features members within the national VIM Alliance who share their ideas and expertise in the…

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