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South Texas VA set to graduate four nurse practitioners from new residency program

PRESS RELEASE

July 29, 2022

San Antonio , TX — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), South Texas Veterans Health Care System is graduating four nurses from their second cohort of the Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. The year-long program focuses on primary care and psychiatric mental health providers. The program began in 2022.

Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital

 Polytrauma Courtyard

7400 Merton Minter Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78229

                                   

Background:   In order to best serve the 112,000 South Texas Veterans Health Care System Veterans,  have developed a one-year residency program with a focus on primary care and psychiatric mental health services.  The program develops Vet-centric educated providers for the VA. This increases access for Veterans to providers that are capable of understanding complexities of Veteran healthcare needs for the VA’s fastest-growing healthcare system.   

RSVP:    Media interested in attending should RSVP to stxmedia@va.gov or (210)617-5274

Media contacts

Nenette Madla, Public Affairs Officer

210-617-5274

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