• VA’s health professions education the focus of roundtable

    Doctors Caucus confers on how VA’s academic affiliations and training programs enhance Veteran care and health professions education.

  • Helping aging Veterans live longer, more productive lives

    Helping aging Veterans through research, education, and VA’s specialized Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs).

  • Physical therapy important for aging Veteran population

    Physical therapy is an alternative to surgery, prevents injury, reduces pain and restores independence, especially for older Veterans.

  • VA proudly supports education, careers, care for Hispanics

    VA’s Office of Academic Affiliations celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrates VA’s programs supporting Hispanic minorities.

  • Marine Veteran develops complex prosthetics for Veterans

    Prosthetic orthotist and Marine Veteran produces wide range of prosthetic devices for Veterans. Some exceed capabilities of most models today.

  • Opportunities for VA physical and occupational therapist trainees

    Expansion brings 15 new occupational therapist programs and 27 new physical therapist programs to 24 VA medical centers to meet the needs of Veterans for generations to come.

  • Gaming, simulation teach how to manage difficult airways

    Dr. Jessica Feinleib develops award-winning approach to teach life-saving procedures. Motivation was tragic cases resulting in loss of life.

  • VA program builds learning network, care for rural Veterans

    Many VA locations in rural communities have limited or no academic affiliation. VA is solving the challenge of adding 1,500 positions to its training program.

  • Native American, rural Veterans connect with nurse

    Nurse practitioner provides tele-primary care to Native American and rural Veterans in remote areas. “I love being able to impact them.”

  • Physical therapist heals with ‘just her hands and some hope’

    Physical therapy trainee helped a vulnerable Veteran during her first week at VA.

  • Medical education at VA: It’s all about the Veterans

    VA is the largest health care training system in the USA, providing medical education to 120,000 trainees in more than 40 disciplines each year.

  • Saluting excellence in health professions education

    “These doctors are creating new and better ways to teach the next generation of health care providers to improve the care of patients.”

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