A Women and Children’s Center at VMC

San Jose needs a medical center for women and children.  Let’s make it happen.

A Women and Children's Center at VMC

Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion

John A. and Susan Sobrato make a historic commitment to the VMC Foundation with a $5 million challenge grant.

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Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion

Take a tour of VMC

The VMC Foundation offers unique, behind-the-scenes tours of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. If you are interested, please send us an email or call 408-885-5299.

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Chris and Elaine

Support the VMC Foundation on Giving Tuesday

December 1st is Giving Tuesday, a national day of selfless generosity around the annual shopping and spending season… and we’re asking for your support.   For today only – VMC Foundation CEO Chris Wilder has teamed up with one of our generous donors, Dave Culler, to MATCH ALL DONATIONS received by the VMC Foundation up to […]

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Healthcare philanthropy should help everyone, not just VIPs

One major reason I joined the VMC Foundation 12 years ago is that Valley Medical Center cares for anyone, regardless of status. It remains the cornerstone of my commitment. Furthermore, the quality of care doesn’t vary according to any sort of “wallet biopsy”. The woman living in a shelter gets the same world-class care as […]

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McNamara family

VMC Provides Specialized Care for Complex Issues

Siobhan and Ryan McNamara became concerned when, on a Saturday in late February, their energetic eight year-old son Henry, was coughing, lethargic, and his lips were swelling. Doctors at a local emergency department tested for strep throat and flu and sent Henry home with antibiotics and steroids, but Henry didn’t respond to the drugs. The […]

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Chris Wilder injures self again, goes to VMC ED: part 2 in an (apparently) ongoing series

The dedicated reader of this blog will remember the bizarre finger accident that last led me to Valley Medical Center’s Emergency Department a few years back. Really? Again with the finger? Yes. But in my defense, let’s consider fingers for a moment: they are busy little appendages out at the extreme ends of human bodies, […]

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