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Mission and vision

Minneapolis VA Health Care System’s mission is to offer timely, quality services for Veterans through care and respect for one's physical, psychological and spiritual health.

VA mission

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those who have served in our nation’s military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors.

Our mission

To honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

Our vision

To be a patient centered, integrated health care organization for Veterans providing excellent health care, research and education; an organization where people choose to work; an active community partner and a back up for national emergencies.


Excellence in Clinical Care and Scholarship - Leader: Chief of Staff

Outstanding Employer - Leader: Nurse Executive

Financial Stewardship - Leader: Associate Director

Community Partnership - Leader: Medical Center Director 

Who we serve

We provide you with health care services at 15 locations in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Facilities include our Minneapolis VA Medical Center, our Community Resource and Referral Center for Veterans experiencing homelessness, and 13 VA Community Clinics located in Albert Lea, Ely, Hibbing, Mankato, Maplewood, Ramsey, Rochester, Shakopee, and St. James, Minnesota; and Chippewa Falls, Hayward, Rice Lake and Superior, Wisconsin. To learn more about the services each location offers, visit Minneapolis VA health services page.