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March 2018


Building Connections - VIM National Conference 3
The 2018 VIM National Conference will be held on May 3 - 5 in Alexandria, Virginia. Register here.


VIM Talks 2098

Contact the VIM National Office to register for the March 15th VIM Talk on FQHC collaboration.

VIM Talks
is a series of webinars for VIM Alliance members. Directors and other VIM clinic leaders are welcome to participate and preregister is required. To learn more, visit VIM Talks.  


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Continuing Dr. Jack McConnell's Legacy

DrJack 2“No town can become a community as long as we leave behind a segment of the population in need of the basics of life.” – Dr. Jack McConnell (1925-2018) 


We continue to mourn the loss of our beloved founder, Dr. Jack McConnell.  Dr. McConnell lived an extraordinary life. The son of a preacher in Appalachia, he grew up knowing the value of neighbor helping neighbor. His family did not have much money, but that did not stop him from fulfilling his childhood dream of completing medical school. Read more...


VIM Welcomes New Board Member

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The Volunteers in Medicine national office is pleased to welcome Barbara Walker to the board of directors.  Barbara is a clinical health psychologist who has been treating patients, teaching, and doing research in health psychology for over 30 years. Her primary focus has been on chronic disease management and models of integrated care.  

She received her Ph.D. from Ohio State University and spent over 20 years in the Brown University School of Medicine serving as Director of Behavioral Medicine.  Read more...


VIM Advisory Council 

We are pleased to introduce the Volunteers in Medicine National Office Advisory Council.  Formation of the advisory council was an objective set forth by the VIM National Office Board in its strategic plan. 

The advisory council’s purpose is to provide input, advice and feedback to national office leadership. Advisory council members were selected to represent a cross-section of geographies, budget sizes, and years of operation.  Join us in welcoming council members to their new roles.  If you are interested in learning more about the advisory council, contact Sasha at sbianchi@vimi.org.  For a list of advisory council members, read more... 



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