• 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.

  • 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.

  • PTSD training at VA: The gold standard of care

    VA trains more psychology profession trainees than any health care system in the nation. The nation’s leading provider of treatments for PTSD, VA offers hope of healing for the silent wounds of war.

  • Minority Summit expands diversity, partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions

    More than 500 participants from minority-serving institutions, academic affiliates and professional organizations attended VA’s 2021 Minority Summit to find ways to advance VA academic partnerships and expand diversity in health professions trainees.

  • VA to hold “2021 Minority Summit” June 9

    The 2021 Minority Summit will highlight VA clinical training opportunities, scholarships, loan programs and research grants. It aims to explore ideas and strategies to increase the diversity of VA’s health workforce.

  • VA’s academic affiliations increase workforce diversity

    VA proudly joins other federal agencies recognizing National Minority Health Month. Time to raise awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority populations.

  • VA’s 75-year partnership with America’s medical schools

    Policy Memorandum Number 2, signed Jan, 30, 1946, provided the legal basis for affiliations between VA and the nation’s medical schools, launching a long tradition of collaborative partnerships.

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