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

Two VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) research team members are among the first recipients of a new national award through VA’s LGBTQ+ Health Program Office.

Taylor Boyer, left, and John Blosnich, received VA’s inaugural awards for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) research.

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System is piloting a text-messaging service that could save Veterans’ lives.

Major milestone achieved in groundbreaking Million Veteran Program.

Million Veteran Program

A new ridesharing program for eligible Veterans in need of transportation to medical appointments is producing big results for VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.

Members of VA Pittsburgh’s transportation team stand ready to assist Veterans who need rides to and from their medical appointments.

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System joined state and local officials in encouraging Pennsylvanians to support caretakers of Veterans, the hidden heroes among us.

Robert Grier Jr. and his father Robert Grier Sr.

Veterans say VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s (VAPHS’s) new Monroeville VA Outpatient Clinic offers a more convenient option than traveling into Pittsburgh’s traffic-heavy Oakland neighborhood for care.

Monroeville Ribbon Cutting

A new program now available at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System gives Veterans who need long-term care a choice between going to a nursing home or staying in a residential setting.

As a U.S. Marine deployed to Iraq in 2007, Sean Godfrey was frequently exposed to toxic burn pits.

Burn Pit Balad Iraq

We are pleased to announce we now offer adult day health care (ADHC) for eligible Veterans at select VFW and American Legion posts. In June, we visited Mars VFW Post 7505 to commemorate our first mobile ADHC program, which allows Veterans to socialize and explore Veteran-oriented organizations.


If you are a Veteran who was exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange or other toxic substances during your service, time is running out to have your benefits backdated by one year if you file a claim under a new law and it is granted.