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Important updates about our free community health center services; volunteer and donor spotlights; health articles of interest, and upcoming events.

BIFMC Welcomes Dr. Dave Peterseim As New Medical Director

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Johns Island, SC, September 1, 2021 – On behalf of the Board of Directors’, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Peterseim, MD, as Clinic Medical Director, effective September 1, 2021. Dr. Peterseim has served as Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon for Roper St Francis Healthcare from 1998-2013 before …

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BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from NAFCC

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to receive a 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 health care. The NAFC and our …

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

Categories: Charleston Gives, Donor Spotlight, News, Non-Profit
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 to quality medical care and …

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A Letter From David Dunlap on the Retirement of BIFMC Medical Director, Richard Ulmer, MD

Categories: News
May 3, 2021 Dear Friends and Colleagues, Our beloved Medical Director, Dr. Richard Ulmer, has made his decision to retire effective September 1, 2021. Dr. Ulmer has served as our Medical Director since 2014, and has guided the Clinic’s staff and volunteers through significant improvements and important changes. Most notably, Dr. Ulmer oversaw the transition …

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