Explore Ann Arbor VA's diverse program offerings, which include patient health care, cutting-edge clinical research, and other specialties.
Chaplain services and chapel
A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of the main hospital building. Protestant Worship Services and Catholic Mass are held on a regular basis. Please contact Chaplain Service at extension 53467 for additional information or to speak with one of our Chaplains.
Electronic Health Record Modernization
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and its community-based outpatient clinics are transitioning to the new electronic health record (EHR) in the fall of 2022. This is a Veteran-centric approach that will better support service members as they transition from military service to Veteran status.
The VA Ann Arbor Fisher House is the first Fisher House to be built in the state of Michigan. Construction on the VA Ann Arbor Fisher House began in late April 2019 and the groundbreaking ceremony took place June 14, 2019. The Fisher House Foundation constructed the house and gifted it to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs upon its completion on April 20, 2020. The VA Ann Arbor Fisher House opened on June 1, 2020.
The 13,400 ft2 VA Ann Arbor Fisher House will enable family members to be close to their loved one during a hospitalization by providing comfortable, cost free lodging, in a relaxed setting that is only a short walk away from the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center.
Former Prisoner of War Program
Since World War I, more than 142,000 Americans, including 85 women, have been captured and interned as POWs. Not included in this figure are nearly 93,000 Americans who were lost or never recovered. Only one fifth of America's former POWs since World War I are still living (about 22,641). More than 90% of living former POWs were captured and interned during World War II. About 15,367 former POWs are in receipt of compensation for service-connected injuries, diseases, or illnesses.
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program
The VA Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) is committed to helping Veterans, their partners, and also VA staff who are impacted by Intimate Partner Violence. If you or someone you know could be experiencing and/or using IPV – help is available.