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Assistant Director Sue-Ann Forde (right) receives donations of women's undergarments and hygiene items to be distributed to homeless and at-risk women Veterans.Winterhaven "Lite"
In spite of the pandemic, the medical center team was able collect donations to help 248 homeless and at-risk Veterans have a better, warmer winter season.
Graphic illustration featuring the medical center Dialysis TeamHealth Care Heroes: Dialysis Team
This week's Thank You Thursday features the Dialysis Team with provides life-sustaining treatment to DC-area Veterans.
Graphic illustration featuring members of the HBPC TeamHealth Care Heroes: Home-Based Primary Care
This week's Thank You Thursday Spotlight features our Home-Based Primary Care, the interdisciplinary team which provides care to Veterans who have difficulty accessing the medical center.
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month graphic illustration featuring a colorful graphic of women arm in arm.Preventing Cervical Cancer
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It was once the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.; luckily that grim fact is no longer true due to widespread screenings and the HPV vaccine.
Photograph of a man looking solemnly at a Christmas tree.Manage Holiday Blues
The DC VA Medical Center offers a host of programs, support groups and integrated health and wellness programs to help you thrive through the holiday season and beyond.
Photograph of Chief of Staff Dr. Charles Faselis receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.COVID-19 Vaccination Begins
Excitement filled the air December 15 as the DC VAMC received its first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. The medical center is one of 37 VA sites to first receive the initial doses of the vaccine.
Graphic illustration featuring the Hematology-Oncology TeamHeath Care Heroes- Hematology
This week's Thank You Thursday Health Care Heroes Spotlight features the medical center's Hematology-Oncology Team.
Drs. Edina Paal (sitting) and Suman Chauhan have validated a new computer-assisted system for screening pap smears.A New Diagnostic Era
The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center's Pathology Laboratory is ushering in a new era for diagnostic gynecologic cytopathology using a computer-assisted system.
Graphic illustration featuring the Personnel Security Office.Health Care Heroes: Personnel Security Office
The Personnel Security Office has a very important mission, to ensure the medical center hires the best employees to care for the Nation's Veterans
Graphic illustration featuring the Veterans Canteen Service TeamHealth Care Heroes: Veterans Canteen Service
This week's Thank You Thursday Spotlight features the Veterans Canteen Service Team which has demonstrated its commitment to Veterans and excellent customer service during the pandemic.

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