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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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Medical-Legal Clinic Celebrates 5 Years!

VMC’s successful innovation to place lawyers on site at pediatric health clinics has reached an important milestone. This month, the Silicon Valley Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic celebrates its 5 year anniversary at Valley Medical Center. The rationale for medical-legal partnerships is simple: Sometimes a child’s health problems require a legal solution. Pediatricians treat children with chronic […]

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First annual Sheriff’s Heroes Run a HUGE success!

The Sheriff’s Heroes Run, the first annual Kids Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk benefiting VMC’s Pediatric Department, was a great success.  The VMC Foundation in partnership with the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office raised nearly $20,000.00. Check out all of the fabulous photos from this year’s event by clicking on the photo below.  

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Thanks to FIRST 5, genetic counseling is provided to low-income families

Due to a generous grant from FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, VMC can offer genetic counseling to high-risk families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Bill Campbell, a genetic counselor at VMC, recently supported the parents of a NICU FIRST 5′s grant support makes care like this possible for babies in VMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care […]

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A surprise visit to a VMC pediatric patient thanks to the Heroes Run

SAN JOSE — Joseph Supnet-Puerile has spent the past month fighting for his life and fighting to regain mobility after a devastating car crash that killed two of his friends and injured two others. So it was fitting that a fighter was the one to buoy his spirits Wednesday. Cain Velasquez, who holds the heavyweight […]

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