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Dr. Philip Seton, Chief of the DC VAMC Emergency Department, is pictured with "Baby Harmonii" and the proud parents at the DC VAMC Emergency Department.From One Patient to Two: An Unexpected Delivery
The DC VAMC Emergency Department Team were caught for the first time with an unexpected and hurried delivery of a 6 pounds, 7 ounces baby girl, Aug. 12, 2021.
Reach Out campaign graphic recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Month.Reach Out: Mental Health Resources
September is Suicide Prevention Month and the DC VA Medical Center is raising awareness of VA mental health resources available for Veterans and supporters.
Photo depicts a smiling woman Veteran participant of the VA’s Million Veteran Program.Specializing Care for Women
The Washington DC VA Medical Center's Million Veteran Program is actively enrolling Veterans into its national research program. Fifteen minutes and a blood draw are all it takes to make a lasting difference.
Photo of a VA registered nurse working at a medication cart in the VA Capitol View Living Center.5-Star Care for Veterans
The Washington DC VA Medical Center's Capitol View Living Center achieves a five-star overall rating during an unannounced survey, July 18, 2021.
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

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