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Choice Act GME Training Expansion

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70th Anniversary of Academic Affiliations

Celebrating 70 Years

In January 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs celebrates 70 years of Academic Affiliations.

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Office of Academic Affiliations

70th Anniversary of
VA Academic Affiliations

 
As one of four statutory missions, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) conducts education and training programs for health professions trainees to enhance the quality of care provided for Veteran patients. To learn more about OAA and its mission, click here. In January 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs celebrates 70 years of Academic Affiliations. Click here to learn more about the history of VA’s educational engagement.  

Expanding Graduate Medical Education Residency Positions

Impact of VACAA (Choice Act)
on Training at VA

Partnering with VA for GME has never been easier. Take advantage of new consultative services and personalized guidance. To learn more, click here. The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (VACAA) allows VA to add 1500 new GME physician residency positions over 5 years with an emphasis on primary care, mental health, and critically needed specialties. Click here to learn more about how VACAA expands VA GME residency programs and training.  

Link to video on Robert Jesse M.D. speaking about the 70 years of VA Academic Affiliations

Link to video and blog about how VA's Academic Affiliation Improve Care

 

The Late Robert L. Jesse, MD, PhD,
speaks about the 70th Anniversary of
VA Academic Affiliations

VA's Academic Affiliations Improve Care
Video and Blog

 
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