United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Capitol Health Care Network - VISN 5

VISN 5 Mission, Vision and Values

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Honor America's Veterans as heroes by providing the highest quality health care.

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Our vision is to be a patient-centered integrated health care system that is the provider of choice for Veterans. We strive to provide excellent health care, research, and education in an atmosphere where health care professionals choose to work. We are an active partner with the community and the Department of Defense.

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Core Values:
  • Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.

  • Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

  • Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

  • Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

  • Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.