Entries by VMC Foundation

We have a policy on cultural humility. Here’s why.

The work of the Valley Medical Center Foundation directly supports an incredibly diverse patient population in Santa Clara County, and a health system dedicated to delivering care in that context.  This has lots of practical implications, like providing translation services or recruiting a workforce that reflects the local community. But it also means understanding how […]

VMC staff raises $2,000 to help end sexual assault

On Wednesday, June 22, a team of male VMC staff participated in the YWCA’s 14th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundrasier at Santana Row. The event, in which men walk a mile in high-heeled shoes, is a lighthearted way to increase awareness about the very serious issue of violence against women. From the […]

National Hospital Week – Our Chance to Thank VMC’s Incredible Staff

National Hospital Week celebrates hospital workers, the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart.   The VMC Foundation gives our most heartfelt thanks to all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more – […]

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 […]

VMC Rehab Center hosts major conference

Over 80 nurses, therapists, case managers, and physicians from all over Northern California attended Santa Clara Valley Medical Centers’ (VMC) second annual Spinal Cord Injury Symposium on May 17. VMC has cared for patients with Spinal Cord Injury for over 40 Years. Dr. James Crew, Chief of VMC’s Spinal Cord Injury Service, discusses VMC’s mission of education, “Part […]

Nov. 14, 2011: Sharks & Strikes Celebrity Bowling Tournament

Join the San Jose Sharks, coaches and broadcasters as “celebrity” bowlers for the inaugural “Sharks & Strikes” charity bowling tournament. This fun, family-oriented event will benefit the Sharks Foundation’s effort to improve the pediatrics clinic at Valley Health Center Tully, a VMC community clinic. Gather your family and friends and enjoy a night of bowling […]

Soiree Under the Stars – an Evening in Paris

[box type=”events”]Saturday, September 17, 2011 – 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.[/box]VENUE Trois Fleur, a French county estate in Saratoga DANCE to the sounds of David DuMont’s Li’l Big Band. TASTE the delectable cuisine of Parsley Sage Rosemary & Thyme. ENJOY local artisan wines. TICKETS: $200 [button link=”https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=JQL4G2Q39AHQL”]GET TICKETS[/button] or call 408.885.5299 All proceeds benefit the VMC […]

General Surgical Teaching Excellence

VMC has long been an official teaching hospital of the Stanford University School of Medicine. And now, according to Stanford General Surgery Residents, it’s also their favorite. Dr. Gregg Adams, Chief of Surgery at VMC announced today that Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has received the “Best Service” Award by the 2011 General Surgery Residents […]

Swing into Summer

[box type=”events”]Saturday, June 4, 2011 – 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.[/box] VENUE The Lexus of Stevens Creek Rooftop 3333 Stevens Creeks Blvd., San Jose map DANCE to the big band sounds of Full Spectrum Jazz. TASTE the delectable cuisine of Parsley Sage Rosemary & Thyme. ENJOY local artisan wines from seven local winemakers. TAKE HOME a […]