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The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Clinics aim to provide comprehensive, superior-quality services that support VA investigators and advance their basic and applied research while adhering to the highest scientific, ethical and regulatory standards.  

The Million Veteran Program

The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national research program to learn how genes, lifestyle and military exposures affect health and illness. Since launching in 2011, over 1 million Veterans have joined MVP, making it one of the world’s largest programs on genetics and health. To learn more, call or visit

Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center

The Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) is a national center of excellence in aging and care for older Veterans. It was funded in 1991 and is one of only 20 in the country. It  provides geriatric education for hundreds of health professionals and high quality, patient-centered care by health care professionals specially trained in geriatrics. 

The GRECC maintains a strong partnership with the University of Wisconsin's Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

GRECC specialty clinics:

  • Geriatrics Primary Care
  • Geriatric Comprehensive Assessment Clinic
  • Osteoporosis Clinic
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic
  • Memory Assessment/Dementia Clinic
  • Geriatric Sleep Study
  • Palliative Care Clinic
  • Inpatient Geriatrics Consultation

Learn more at the National GRECC VA website.