VA Hines health care top stories.
Pride flag flies over Hines VA Hospital for first time
It was a rainless day, but a rainbow still appeared over Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
51 years of silence – A Navy Veteran’s journey to overcome sexual assault and addiction
Michael Roland joined the Navy in 1969 when he was 17 years old. Six months later, he was raped outside his base’s enlisted club. – He didn’t tell anyone for 51 years.
A Veteran's Devotion: VA Nurse Reflects on 50 Years of Service, Stories that Keep Him Going
As a young medic in the Army in 1969, Garret Eisin was captivated by the nurses he served alongside. This admiration led him to pursue a nursing degree, and in 1974, Eisin's journey as a nurse began.
From Tragedy to Triumph: A VA Nurse's Journey to Specialized Care
When Sarah West chose to become a nurse practitioner, her path was not only defined by a career choice, but also shaped by the personal tragedies she had endured.
Creative Healing: National Veterans Arts Festival Fosters Recovery and Rehabilitation
The 42nd National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, a beacon of hope and rehabilitation, witnessed the triumph of three Veterans from the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Career Resource Fair provides new opportunities to local Veterans
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital hosted a career resource on April 14 for area Veterans and staff.
WWII Veteran celebrates 100th Birthday at Hoffman Estates VA Clinic
It was a surprise party a century in the making.
VA helps train next generation of Chicago-area health care providers
When most people imagine a medical school, they may not think about the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Hines VA’s Fisher House celebrates 13th anniversary
Maria Gresham started crying when Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital medical staff said her husband Marshall needed a knee replacement.
Hines VA senior research scientist receives Magnuson Award
Dr. Richard L. Lieber, a senior research scientist at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, received the 2023 Paul B. Magnuson Award.