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Photo of the sunny DC VA Medical Center AtriumJuly is UV Safety Month
Enjoy the dog days of summer but take a few easy steps to protect yourself and others from long-term vision and eye health complications.
Women Veterans Program Manager speaking to a woman Veteran in an exam room.Expanding Women's Health
DC VAMC is expanding health care services for women Veterans in the DC-area, thanks, in part, to a Joint Incentive Fund with DoD.
DC VAMC Clinical Research TeamHydroxychloroquine Research
DC VAMC researchers find Hydroxychloroquine is Safe in Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
The Washington DC VA Medical Center's Recreation Therapy Team is recruiting local Veteran artists to participate in the 2021 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition, showcasing talent in art, music, dance, creative writing and drama. Submissions are due to the local facility by June 30, 2021.Veterans Creative Arts Festival
We're recruiting DC-area Veteran artists to participate in the 2021 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. Entries are being accepted now through June 30, 2021.
Graphic Illustration featuring DC VAMC Occupational TherapistsHealth Care Heroes: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants help Veterans engage in daily activities that make them feel independent after an injury or illness.
Calcium Signaling Laboratory Team: (left to right) Samuel Shin, Farai Gombedza, Bidhan Bandyopadhyay, Eugenia Awuah Boadi, Harrison Streeter, Bok-Eum Choi, not shown: Samuel Yeroushalmi and Peijun Li.Headline-Making Research
The Medical Center's Calcium Signaling Laboratory's latest research has been published in a major medical journal
Graphic Illustration featuring DC VAMC physicians wearing surgical masks.Health Care Heroes:Medical Service
Medical Service is comprised of highly trained physicians who work in a variety of areas throughout the medical center and clinics.
Graphic illustration featuring the Business Office TeamHealth Care Heroes: Business Office
It's no secret at the medical center that the Business Office is a diverse team with a number of vital missions. During the pandemic, Business Office team members learned to be flexible and think outside of the box.
Graphic Illustration featuring the Biomedical TeamHealth Care Heroes: Biomedical Team
As the pandemic approached, the Biomedical Engineering Team began an aggressive preventative maintenance program on ventilators and other life-saving equipment.
President Joe Biden visits with the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s COVID-19 Vaccination Team.VA Presidential Visit
VA Secretary Denis McDonough hosted President Joe Biden, along with Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Acting Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, on March 8 at the Washington DC VA Medical Center.

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