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Dr. Khader recognized with two awards for research

We are excited to announce that Dr. Adam Khader, MD, PhD, a dedicated surgical oncologist and researcher at the Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received the first VISN6 Career Development Award.

Dr. Adam Khader receives award

3d printing model sharing site extends reach of assistive technology devices

The Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is revolutionizing healthcare for Veterans using 3D printing and other advanced technologies.

A 3D Printer creates a white spiral resin device on a blue mat with white 1 inch grid squares.

Hope for Veterans diagnosed with dementia and cirrhosis:

For many Veterans and their caregivers, the loss of cognitive function and the ability to communicate patient needs can be one of the most daunting hurdles to overcome when dealing with dementia.

Dr. Jasmohan Bajaj, a gastroenterology specialist at the Richmond VA Medical Center and professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University.

More than just fun and games for Veterans

Many Veterans find staying active a rewarding and challenging part of their treatment. When you add-in competition, comradery, and entertaining activities, you have a recipe for successful rehabilitation and a good time.

Richmond tournament of champions cycling participants.

VA is transitioning to electronic benefit payments

The Central Virginia VA Health Care System and its clinics are transitioning to electronic benefit payments.

Choose Direct Deposit Facts and Myths

5 Reasons Why Veterans and Survivors Need to Apply for PACT Act Benefits ASAP!

Have you filed for PACT Act benefits with VA? If not, why not?

Central Virginia VA honors 75th Anniversary of women in the U.S. military

Central Virginia VA Health Care System held a symposium at the Virginia War Memorial, June 12 to honor Women Veterans and to celebrate the historic Women's Armed Services Integration Act.

Veterans watch a discussion in an auditorium

Virginia Veterans attend National Creative Arts Festival

Several Veterans representing Central Virginia VA Health Care System (CVHCS) are in St. Louis attending the 42nd annual National Veterans Creative Arts Festival April 10-16. Entrants who take 1st place in their respective categories at the national level in the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition are invited to attend the yearly festival.

james curry holds one arm up as he sings on a stage with a microphone

PACT Act Resources: What to know

The PACT Act is a historic new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. The law empowers VA to provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.

Richmond VA Launches New Patient Check-In Tool

Central Virginia VA Health Care System has launched the Patient Check-in (PCI) tool at our main facility and community clinics.

PCI Graphic