Are you a doctor hoping to join the No. 1 health care system in the country? With over 340,000 employees and locations in all 50 states, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has opportunities to fit every lifestyle. Take a glimpse into life at VHA and what makes it so rewarding through the eyes of a doctor.

Innovative research opportunities
Doctors at VHA have the opportunity to regularly participate in groundbreaking research and clinical innovation projects. This provides continuous learning as well as the potential for medical breakthroughs that ultimately benefits our Veteran care.

Access to the best technology
Doctors at VHA have access to state-of-the-art tools such as speech-recognition capabilities, a variety of renowned knowledge-based resources and virtual technologies such as telemedicine. These resources help our doctors provide top-quality care to our Veterans.

Leadership development programs
VHA is currently developing a two-year Physician Retention and Leadership Development Training Program designed to ensure that new physicians are equipped with all the tools necessary to become successful clinical leaders. In addition to this program, VHA offers many opportunities for clinical leadership roles such as Chief of Staff, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Executive Officer.

Are you interested in learning about what else makes VHA a great place to work as a doctor? If so, then explore our “20 Reasons Doctors Like Working for Veterans Health Administration” here and explore our open positions at VA Careers.

Share this story

Published on Sep. 3, 2016

Estimated reading time is 1.1 min.

Views to date: 85

More Stories

  • Join our recruiters for three events this October and learn what a career at VA has to offer.

  • With investments in a diverse workforce and leadership, our sense of inclusion equals innovation for the Veterans we serve.

  • “Talk About It Tuesday” guests Lindsay Marth and F. Keith Bradley share their perspectives on what it means to come to VA and support Veterans.