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

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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 and therapy animals who serve …

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Dr. Louis Weinstein Featured in ‘Volunteer Spotlight’

Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight
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 community are cared for and kept …

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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 Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer

Categories: BIFMC Pillar Profiles, News
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 is beyond fitting that Dr. …

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