Office of Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks
Year in Review Report
Read about the people, offices, and initiatives that made up DEAN’s fingerprint in 2021, through training, research, innovation, and partnerships.
VA-Academic Research Brochure - Read how VA’s 75-year partnership with academic affiliates continues to improve the Nation’s healthcare.
Celebrating 75 years
In 2021, VA celebrates 75 Years of partnering with medical schools to meet the needs of Veterans and the Nation.
- Educating current and future Health Care Professionals for VA and the Nation;
- Improving Veterans’ lives with investigative medical research and evidence-based discovery;
- Partnering with a community of industry experts that provide innovative solutions to systematic issues related to Veterans healthcare services.
|Academic Affiliations||Research and Development||Healthcare Innovation and Learning||National Center for Healthcare Advancement and Partnerships||Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network|
VHA is committed to pursuing public-private partnerships and exploring new and innovative ways to support VA’s mission. To meet large scale and complex challenges requiring cross-sector solutions and collaboration, VHA engages public-private partnerships that leverage the full range of our Nation’s talent, ingenuity, and commitment to action. These partnerships build capacity and create platforms for sharing resources to better serve Veterans, their families, caregivers, survivors, and other beneficiaries.
|A few of the DEAN partnerships are listed below:
Academic Affiliations with educational institutions, Health Profession Organizations, Accrediting bodies, Veterans Service Organizations, Congress, Veterans and their families, Advocacy Groups, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Media, National Research Advisory Council, Medical and Scientific Communities, Commercial partners in the pharmaceutical industry, and many more.