BIFMC Welcomes New Board Members

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic recently inducted five new members from the community to serve on the Board of Directors. New additions to the Board include David Dunlap, former CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare; Michael Blanton, Product Marketing Leader at Blackbaud; Margaret Macauley, former Educator and Volunteer; Sherry Mason, former Financial Officer at Mason …

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Volunteers In Medicine Founder, Dr. Jack McConnell, Passes

Categories: News, Non-Profit
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 of the island. Since the …

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BIFMC Presents at State Conference for Free Clinics

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic presented at the 2018 South Carolina Free Clinic Association (SCFCA) Annual Conference on Tuesday, January 30th, at the Hilton Columbia Center. Clinic Director Brenda Falls and Outreach & Communications Specialist Carrie Moores shared their experiences with community outreach and social media marketing for free clinics, addressing more than 40 free …

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Dear Nurse Wanda: Keeping Up the Conversation About Breast Health

Categories: Blog
Charleston Cares Guest Blogger, Wanda Lefler, RN, is the Nurse Manager at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Each month, she will offer her insight into patient care, health management – and the art of listening. If you have a medical question for Nurse Wanda, please e-mail your questions to nursemanager.bifmc@gmail.com. Dear Nurse Wanda: Where can I find more resources …

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