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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Representative Zoe Lofgren dropped by a VMC clinic this morning to read to our young patients. The visit was intended to showcase VMC Foundation’s Reach Out and Read Program which gives out roughly 30,000 free books to children ages 0-5 at each of their well-child visits. Reach Out and Read is a national program that prepares America’s youngest […]