Office of Academic Affiliations
Associated Health Education Policies and Agreements
Policies, Handbooks, & Directives
Educational Affiliation Agreements
VHA Affiliations Partnership Councils
VHA Handbook 1400.3 Outlines procedural requirements for establishing, administering and maintaining Affiliation Partnership Councils and associated subcommittees or sub-councils (e.g., Medical Education Sub-council).
VHA Directive 2004-066
Defines policy for educational affiliation agreements covering training programs in clinical settings.
Associated Health Education Agreements
Between the V.A. and an Educational Program.
For programs approved by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Between the V.A. and a non-VA Healthcare Facility or Agency.
For VA-sponsored programs where trainees receive training in a non-VA health care facility or agency.
Between VA and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
For agreements between VA and Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.