Washington DC VA Medical Center
VA2K-What a Day! More than 100 Washington DC VA Medical Center employees and Veterans took to the streets surrounding the Medical Center May 15 to promote fitness and collect items for homeless Veterans
Women's Health Week May 12-18 is National Women's Health Week coordinated by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services to bring together communities, businesses, government and health organizations to help promote women's health
VA2K Join us in the Washington DC VA Medical Center Atrium, May 15, at 11:30 am for the VA2K. Darryl Haley, Host of "Fitness Friday" WHUR 96.3 Radio, will help us kick off the event
VA Research Week May 13-17. VHA and the Medical Center will kick off Research Week, May 13, from 9 am - noon in the Washington DC VA Medical Center's Atrium. The program includes presentations by some of VA's top researchers
New Parking Garage Opens The Medical Center opened the first 180 spaces of the garage. Construction is complete, but there are still a few smaller projects needing attention before all 440 parking spaces garage will be available.
DCVAMC Doctor Recognized Dr. Fred Gordin, the Washington DC VA Medical Center's Chief, Infectious Diseases, was recently honored by The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences with the "Distinguished Researcher Award"
Get Social with Us! All VA Medical Centers have a Facebook Page and many also have a Twitter feed. Social media is great way to learn about what the VA Medical Center has to offer.
Get Social with us!
April Employee of the Month Congratulations to Nutrition and Food Service's Lakkisha Clarke on being named the Medical Center’s Employee of the Month. Ms. Clarke was instrumental in Nutrition and Food Service's implementation of Compnutrition.
Batter up! Once a U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant, now a Washington DC VA Medical Center employee, Veteran Jose Resendiz throws the first pitch at the Nationals vs. Cardinals game.
New Mission and Vision Statements New Mission & Vision Card: The Washington DC VA Medical Center's Change Academy has a Mission Statement Initiative Team which has just launched
a new Capitol Excellence Mission Statement.
From the Veterans Health Administration
VA Launches Hotline for Women Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new hotline to respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans.
VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.
PTSD Help: With You When You Need It Most VA is making it possible for Veterans to access PTSD information in mobile friendly formats. Check out the mobile self-help apps and “treatment companion” apps. Find “Where to Get Help for PTSD.”
VA Nurses: Quality and Innovation in Patient Care VA salutes our 80,000 nurses during National Nurses Week…and every week. Every day, VA’s nurses provide state-of-the-art, cost-effective nursing care to America’s Veterans and their families.
Stress? Problems? Here is Free Online Help! Moving Forward is an online program that helps overcome life’s challenges. Designed specifically for Veterans and Military Service Members, but can anyone can use it to make problems more manageable.
An Easier-to-Understand Billing Statement VA, with help from Veterans, has created a more patient-friendly statement that is easier to understand. The improved statement has a concise layout and several new features that Veterans wanted.
Two Volunteers at Erie VA Team Up to Save a Veteran's Life When a Veteran’s life hung in the balance, two volunteers worked together calmly and efficiently to render aid. Their efforts may have made the difference between life and death.
PTSD Study: Men Versus Women In an effort to develop PTSD treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women, VA researchers have begun to investigate how men and women learn to fear.
Training Veterans to Care for Themselves An Occupational Therapist talks about VA’s Wellness Program and how Tai Chi helps Veterans and their families with memory, improved sleep, decreased stress and overall health.