• Diffusion Academy advances promising practices for third year

    VA’s Diffusion of Excellence discovers and spreads innovative practices throughout VA, providing employees with knowledge and experience.

  • Find a path to a VA career through Technical Career Field trainee programs

    Through Technical Career Field internships, you have a chance to work toward a permanent position with VA in a critical-need occupation.

  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day – Jan. 11

    The pandemic has led to increased human trafficking by more than 40%. These changes increase the risk of exploitation in the Veteran community.

  • Startups: A great next mission for Veterans

    Shift helps Veterans apply their valuable experiences with careers in technology startups.

  • Free Veteran training for Microsoft Software and Systems Academy 

    Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) is offering free Veteran training in some of the technology industry’s most in-demand roles.

  • Free cybersecurity competition could win you cybersecurity training

    Learn more about cybersecurity through this free competition. Top contestants are invited to cybersecurity training, workshops, labs, competitions, and a job fair.

  • 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.

  • Free customer experience certificate, program for Veterans, their families

    Medallia is offering a course and certificate in customer experience free for Veterans and their families for Veterans Month 2020.

  • Veterans receive help through clergy training program

    Veterans—especially those in rural areas—are receiving added attention through a VA program focused on training clergy and other groups.

  • Helping Veterans and their families with personalized mental health consultations

    Involving a Veteran’s close family members and friends in their mental health treatment and recovery can help the Veteran cope with mental illness or emotional challenges. And help them enjoy life.

  • Unveiling shows VA’s simulation work to provide better Veteran care

    As a crowd of people gathered around Jonathan Nguyen, he spoke to a mannequin lying in a hospital bed. This one talked back. As its eyes blinked and chest cavity moved from breathing in and out, it told Nguyen about its pain. This interaction displayed the latest simulation center for improving Veteran care, unveiled Sept. 17 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. The opening coincided with Healthcare Simulation Week Sept. 16-20. Simulation is a rapidly growing program within VA, said Dr. Scott Wiltz, associate medical director for training at the SimLEARN National Simulation Center in Orlando, Florida

  • VA’s VITAL program supports student Veterans across the U.S.

    VITAL connects student Veterans with mental health care while supporting their successful integration into college and university campus life.

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