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Former NICU patient now lecturing on DNA therapy

Dana was born in 2004 at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center weighing just 530 grams.  That’s just over 1 pound. Her parents, Greg and Fan, were brought to VMC via another hospital because of VMC’s ability to manage high-risk deliveries and very low birth weight infants. “We knew of Valley Medical; it’s well-known for providing […]

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Join us for “Wilder on Wine,” April 23

Join the VMC Foundation Executive Director Chris Wilder and his brother Todd Wilder, the founder and Chief Palate of Wilder on Wine for an evening of fun and amazing wines from their personal collections. This free event supports a great cause. The bartenders’ tips will support the Valley Medical Center Foundation.   As a public hospital, VMC has a mission to provide care […]

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VMCF’s Mike Beamer recognized by Business Journal

When Mike Beamer stepped down as the Finance Director of the VMC Foundation in October, the staff and board celebrated his remarkable tenure. And now thanks to the Silicon Valley Business Journal, we know that praise was well deserved. At the “CFO of the Year” awards banquet held on October 21, Mike was honored with […]

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Chris Wilder Gets a Flu Shot, Is Now a Happier Person

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – Chris Wilder, Executive Director of the VMC Foundation, received his flu shot today at the VMC Employee Health office in the Valley Specialty Center.  As with all employees of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, VMC Foundation staff are required to receive flu shots each year in order to minimize the […]

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Remembering Dionette Kelton

Dionette Kelton was something special. A long-time VMC nurse and most recently the Director of Care Management, her unexpected passing was a shock to us all. The depth of her career accomplishments is only exceeded by the number of people who came to see her as a friend, mentor and leader. Dionette personified the spirit […]

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