The VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) operates outpatient facilities and clinics, Vet centers and a domiciliary in sunny San Diego. The VA San Diego team provides high-quality health care and friendly, compassionate service to more than 235,104 Veterans in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties. In addition, VASDHS has one of the largest research programs in the VA nationally. Working at VASDHS, you’ll be given the tools to advance your education and grow as a medical professional. The city of San Diego also has a lot to offer residents. Explore the reasons why San Diego is a great city to begin your VA career.


San Diego is routinely cited for its superb climate. Living in San Diego, you can expect mild, sunny weather throughout the year. Residents take advantage of this weather by staying active. Whether they are biking, surfing or hiking, San Diegans love to live their lives outdoors.


The city is home to two major professional sports teams, the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego Padres. San Diego has also played host to several national sports events, including the NFL Super Bowl. Rugby has begun to grow in popularity in the city and the San Diego Breakers are a professional rugby team that plays at Torero Stadium.


San Diego has 17 miles of coastline and 4,600 acres around Mission Bay Park. You have your pick of gorgeous beaches to take in the sun or surf, including Ocean Beach, South Mission Beach and La Jolla Cove. There are beaches that can accommodate water sports like windsurfing and paddle- boarding, and others that offer overnight camping.

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Published on Oct. 12, 2016

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  1. christopher stanford October 14, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Lots of great things done for vets! After being medically discharged from Air Force in 1988 with an SCI injury I have been provided with the most experienced, capable and considerate healthcare. Unfortunately the media has not reflected all the positives, the newsletter is a good counterbalance.

    Christopher Stanford

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