Why I Volunteer By Dr. Betsey Vinton

Name: Dr. Betsey Vinton

Hometown: Boston, Mass.

Where do you live?: Belfair in Bluffton

How long have you volunteered at VIM?:   5 years

What is your role at VIM?: Pediatrician

Professional background: Pediatrics.  Medical School – U Mass Medical School, Worcester, Ma.,  Internship and Residency – Children’s Hospital, Boston Primary care – 1988-2012 in the Boston area  Retired 12/2012.          

Why do you volunteer at VIM?: 1. To give back. 2. To keep my pediatric skills current – especially in preparation for medical mission trips to Haiti.  3. For professional fellowship with fellow staff members and patients. ”      

Why should people volunteer at VIM?:  1. To give back. 2. To maintain skills 3. For personal contact with staff and patients.

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