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Birmingham VA surgeon awarded visiting professorship

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Spangler for receiving the Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS) Visiting Professorship Award for 2022!

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Birmingham VA’s 12th Annual VA2k to support homeless Veterans, promote wellness

After modifying last year’s activities due to COVID-19 protocols, members of the Birmingham VA Health Care System will participate in the 12th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll in-person, May 18, 2022, 10 a.m., at the Birmingham VA Clinic, 2415 7th Avenue.

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Memorial Day Tribute Video 2022

The Birmingham VA Health Care System in partnership with AARP Alabama invite you to participate in our virtual 2022 Memorial Day Tribute by submitting a photo of your fallen Veteran to be honored in this special event.

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Birmingham VA receives new van from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

The Birmingham VA received a new donated van from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

DAV Van Donation

Birmingham VA cardiologist receives top honors, celebrates decades of achievement in research

Dr. Louis Dell’Italia, Birmingham VA Health Care System Associate Chief of Staff for Research since 2010, has dedicated his career to the betterment of the health of Veterans and others.

Dr. Louis Dell’Italia, Birmingham VA Health Care System Associate Chief of Staff for Research since 2010, has dedicated his career to the betterment of the health of Veterans and others.

Welcome Home: Birmingham VA honors Vietnam Veterans during national observance

In coordination with the Birmingham Vet Center, the Birmingham VA Health Care System (BVAHCS) commemorated National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, 2022, at the Birmingham VA Clinic.

Birmingham VA honors Vietnam Veterans during national observance

Birmingham VA joins community on city streets towards one goal

The PIT count is a boots-on-the-ground effort to estimate the homeless population in a specific area.

Social Work staff participated in the annual Birmingham Point-in-Time count in partnership with the City of Birmingham, homeless services in the community, and the Department of Housing & Urban Development.

Big AL salutes Veterans, Employees at Birmingham VA

The Birmingham VA Health Care System recognized hospitalized Veterans Feb. 13-19 during National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.

Big AL salutes Veterans, Employees at Birmingham VA

Birmingham VA celebrates new clinic with ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Birmingham VA Health Care System hosted an in-person and virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Birmingham East VA Clinic January 26, 2022, at 7901 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama 35210.

Birmingham VA East Clinic Ribbon Cutting

Veteran enhances eye recognition technology, pursues PhD

For Dustin Fast, developing an advanced eye recognition software, obtaining an award for his contributions and pursuing a doctorate degree are becoming a reality.

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