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MS & Vets: Podcasts for Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

Our "MS & Vets" podcast series, developed in collaboration with the VA Employee Education System, discusses important issues related to the health and quality of life for Veterans with MS. During every episode you’ll hear subject matter experts weigh in on MS issues and talk about services the VA provides, because every Veteran’s health really does matter. 

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The main page for the "MS & Vets" podcast series is on Spreaker. When you go to the "MS & Vets" Spreaker page, you will see a listing of the podcasts that are available for listening. 

If you would like to receive alerts for when new podcasts are available, you must download one of the apps below and set up your account to receive alerts for the podcast. 

A new podcast will be posted the 2nd Monday of each month.

  1. Amazon Music/Audible
  2. Apple Podcast
  3. Castbox
  4. Deezer
  5. Google Podcast
  6. iHeart Radio
  7. JioSaavn
  8. Pocket Casts
  9. Podcast Addict
  10. Podchaser
  11. Spotify
  12. Spreaker

October 11, 2021

The Basics of VA Benefits and Resources

Speaker: Margaret Kazmierski, LCSW-C -- Senior Social Worker, VA MS Center of Excellence East and Spinal Cord Injury Clinic Coordinator, VA Maryland Health Care System

The VA is America’s largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Each Veteran’s medical benefits package is unique. While eligible Veterans receive coverage for most care and services, only some will qualify for added benefits. Join Ms. Maggie Kazmierski to gain a better understanding on the benefits process and what benefits and resources might be available to you.

November 8, 2021

Multi-Disciplinary Care in MS: It Takes a Village

Speaker: Rebecca Spain, MD, MSPH, FAAN -- Associate Director, Clinical Care, VA MS Center of Excellence West and Director, MS Regional Program, VA Portland Health Care System

VA has a large network of health care professionals, with various specialties, who are available to help you with your care. The members of your Multidisciplinary Care Team will work with you to ensure you get the care you need, when you need it. Join Dr. Rebecca “Becca” Spain to learn about who may be involved with your care and how you can be an active participant in your health care plan. Remember, as the person with MS, YOU will get to know more about your condition than anybody else. The more you know, the more you can share, helping your MS Multidisciplinary Care Team help you.


September 13, 2021: Overview of MS Research in the VA

August 9, 2021: Whole Health: A New Model of Healthcare for Veterans

July 12, 2021: Telehealth for Veterans with MS: Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Visit

June 14, 2021: Vaccines and MS: What You Need to Know

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