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Read about what's happening in our Miami VA Healthcare System community.

The standard for 24/7/365 Virtual Urgent Care

The need for health care doesn’t stop just because it’s 5:00 p.m., the weekend, or a holiday. In fact, the busiest time for both urgent care clinics and emergency rooms is early afternoon and evening hours.

VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center hired two nocturnists, or physicians who work overnight, to truly become the 24/7/365 virtual urgent care service leaders aspired it to be.

Summer Student Volunteer - Apply Today!

Going into your junior or senior year of high school? You are encouraged to apply for our 2022 Summer Student Volunteer Program! Learn about health care, serve your community and work with our Veterans to help them get the services they earned.

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101 years young!

In 1921, Albert Einstein received the Nobel Prize for Physics, Charlie Chaplin directed his first film, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was dedicated, and future Army World War II Veteran Rachel Torres was born.

World War II Vetearn Rachel Torres celebrates her 101st birthday with her husband, John.

BEE Award

The BEE (Being Exceptional Everyday) award is a VA-sponsored program that recognizes and celebrates Nursing Service support staff who demonstrates excellence through their clinical skills and the extraordinary compassionate care they deliver everyday.


The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses at the Miami VA Healthcare System everyday.

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Concerned about airborne hazard exposures?

For Veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, or other areas of Southwest Asia, exposure to airborne hazards like burn pits might be a serious concern.

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