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Read about what's happening in our VA Central Alabama health care community.

CAVHCS holds clinic tour for the Poydasheff family

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS held a private tour of the new Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic for the Poydasheff family, U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop and Drew Ferguson.

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Executive Leadership, Representative Sanford Bishop, Representative Drew Ferguson, and the Poydasheff family tour the new Poydasheff clinic on May 9 in Columbus, Georgia.

CAVHCS Firefighters assist the Community

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System fire medic Anthony Williams and firefighter Thomas Green were delivering government vehicles for maintenance in the nearby town of Tallassee, Alabama, but there was a slight change of plans.

Firefighter Thomas Green and Fire Medic Anthony Williams assisted the Tallassee Fire Department in extinguishing a mobile home fire, ensuring the local community was safe. (Photo by Tramel Garrett, CAVHCS Public Affairs)

CAVHCS Tuskegee Campus hosts Tuskegee University Field Day

There is a storied history between Tuskegee University and the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) Tuskegee Campus that dates back almost 100 years.

Tuskegee University Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students participate in a field day event hosted on the Tuskegee Campus. (Photo by Robin Johnson, CAVHCS Public Affairs)

CAVHCS Earns 90 in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Healthcare Equality Index

TUSKEGEE, AL — The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS has received an evaluation of 90 out of 100 and the designation of "LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer" in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 15th-anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System executive leadership celebrates the release of the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index results.

Women who shaped the foundation and future of the Tuskegee VA Hospital

Countless women have served Veterans on the Tuskegee Campus of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) and the care they provide has set the foundation of what is now one of the most historic medical centers in our Nation.

Chief Nurse Esther Bullock and nurses at Tuskegee Campus in 1933

CAVHCS CLC rated 5-stars and ranked 1st in the Nation

The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System New Horizon Community Living Center (CLC) continues to set the standard for nursing homes with 11 consecutive quarters at a 5-star rating and ranking #1 in the Nation.

Mary Watson visits her son, Army National Guard Veteran Keeshawn Gavin

CAVHCS CLC rated 5-stars for 10 Consecutive Quarters

The New Horizon Community Living Center (CLC) continues to set the standard for every nursing home to emulate. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our health care professionals must perform at a high level to ensure the safety and comfort of our most vulnerable Veterans.

Veteran's Day Concert at CLC

Tuskegee University Student returns as a doctor to assist CAVHCS

In 2018, podiatrists were added to the VA physician and dentist pay scale, allowing podiatrists to apply for medical leadership roles.

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CAVHCS Director Receives 2021 Senior Careerist Award

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS Director Amir Farooqi received the 2021 Senior Careerist Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), which recognizes outstanding health care executives for their commitment and contributions to health care.

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Auburn Student Veterans Association spread holiday cheer on the Tuskegee Campus

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS received a very hard-earned donation from the Auburn Student Veterans Association (ASVA) on Dec. 22 to help spread holiday cheer for Veterans who are in need of assistance.

Dr. Whitney J. Scifres (right), Deputy Chief of Staff, Tuskegee Campus, accepts a donation from the Auburn Student Veterans Association (left) on Dec. 22 in Tuskegee, Alabama.