who we are
Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires – locally known as VIM – is a health care center with a big heart. Our doctors, nurses, dentists and other clinical volunteers are here because they care deeply about our patients. Our receptionists, translators, drivers and other administrative volunteers value our mission and share a passion for helping patients heal and thrive.
VIM treats patients with chronic illness as well as those in need of acute, life-saving procedures. VIM negotiates world medical class care at no cost, including transportation to leading hospitals.
VIM is a leader in innovative healthcare in the Berkshires. We offer comprehensive care and creative programs, including Shared Medical Appointments, non-opioid pain management, group exercise and community outreach.
VIM supports the business community by keeping farm workers, landscapers, restaurant worker and others healthy and on the job.
VIM is grateful to the many individuals, foundations, and businesses that invest in their neighbors by providing 100% of its operating funds, over $1 Million.