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Valley Health Foundation officially rebranded in May 2023. Previously, it operated as the VMC Foundation. All of our news posts prior to this date reflect the VMC Foundation name.

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Turning Wheels for Kids, in partnership with East Valley Clinic, will host a free bike repair clinic on Saturday, June 22nd, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH), the public hospital system for the County of Santa Clara, has unveiled a new ambulance fleet to significantly improve transport times between its three hospitals and 16 clinics. The ambulance program was supported by donations from the community thanks to the efforts of The Friends of St. Louise Advisory Board, a part of Valley Health Foundation.

The Bloom Energy and Tarana Wireless Stars and Strides 5K-10K Run/Walk is now open for registration! This event will take place in Downtown San Jose at Discovery Meadow on Saturday, June 29, 2024. All proceeds benefit the Valley Health Foundation. Your participation provides resources that support Valley Health Foundation’s ability to offer programs and services that positively impact the health of everyone in our community, including the most vulnerable and underserved.

In 2022, the Medical Staff of Santa Clara Valley Healthcare initiated a Clinician Wellness Task Force to address the deepening crisis of burnout among clinicians. Burnout among clinicians is a national problem. According to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2022, the rates of clinician burnout went from 40% pre-pandemic to 60% during the pandemic and has not improved.

Following a vote by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, the Valley Medical Center Foundation announced today that it will be the organization charged with administrating and providing ongoing oversight to a new grant program that could be a lifeline to local nonprofits organization struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Valley Medical Center Foundation to honor Gary Guthart, CEO of Intuitive, for extraordinary leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Long-time leader of the VMC Foundation to focus on his recovery, will stay active with the organization. Foundation COO Michael Elliott has been appointed to role...

The Valley Medical Center Foundation announced today that President and Executive Director, Chris Wilder is on medical leave after having a stroke this past weekend. Wilder is currently hospitalized and receiving care. The Foundation is in direct contact with the Wilder family and will provide further updates on his condition as they become available...

Mary Drottz is an RN and works in quality improvement at St. Louise Regional Hospital—that means she sees every step of patient care and works to make it safer. With covid-19, it was vital to ensure that staff were protected as well...

At 89 years old, Rose lives a full and vibrant life. She’s a life long resident of the Valley, and is part of a community she loves...

SAN JOSE – The outdoor courtyard on the 3rd floor of the Women & Children’s Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a special place. Situated between Labor & Delivery and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, it’s a natural gathering spot for families celebrating the birth of a child...

Before Covid-19, STEMBoost was a locally organized student group who were excited by science, technology, engineering, and math. They organized in-person workshops to spread interest in the STEM fields, hoping to inspire young talent...

SAN JOSE – Responding to a national shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, the Valley Medical Center Foundation announced today a donation of 49,000 face shields designed and assembled by teams at Google...

30 days. That’s how long we at the Valley Medical Center Foundation has been working this crisis – nearly 24/7 (and hats off to the many County staff who have been at it for twice as long)...

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