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female doctor with woman veteran patientScheduling a Mammogram is Now Easy
“We wanted to eliminate administrative barriers for women Veterans, reduce missed opportunities while providing an essential service that can potentially save lives,” said Jennifer Roberts.
support group with amputeesSupport Group Available for Amputees
The group has helped Veterans like Susie Black, a Navy Veteran who lost a limb due to a hit-and-run incident in 2003. “I love the camaraderie because you meet other amputees." Susie says.
Artist rendition of the new VA Chula Vista ClinicVA Breaks Ground on New Chula Vista Clinic
“There is a large number of Veterans living in the South Bay area, and this clinic will be designed to meet their needs and in many cases avoid travel to the La Jolla medical center for care,” Smith said.
man using computer while workingVA Finds New Ways to Provide Care with Telehealth
Boyd Loehr, a Primary Care Registered Nurse at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, is finding remarkable success increasing Veterans’ access to quality care with VA’s digital health technologies.
man smoking e-cigaretteChronic use of E-cigarette may cause organ damage
“Our findings of significant pathology caused by inhalation of non-flavored EV gives credence to the belief that there are toxic effects of EV components, beyond those of flavorings alone,” Crotty Alexander wrote.
group photo, I love a Nurse awardVASDHS Nurse Recognized for Excellence of Service
On Monday, January 29, 2018, VASDHS nurse John Lallo was recognized for his nursing contributions during a ceremony at the Oceanside Clinic in which he was presented with the “I Love a Nurse” award.
female staff providing medical care to a VeteranNorth County Stand Down for Homeless Veterans
VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) will co-host the second North County Stand Down for Homeless Veterans and their dependent family members from Jan. 25 - 28, at Green Oak Ranch in Vista, CA.
male patient during treatmentNew hope for Veterans with traumatic brain injury
Dr. Albert Leung and his team at VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) Center for Pain and Headache Research have pioneered a treatment for headache pain associated with mTBI.
va san diego staffAnnual Care and Share Program for the Holidays
VA San Diego is rallying employee donations for its 33rd Care and Share program over the holiday season with a goal of providing to provide holiday meals to over 700 local Veterans in need and their families..
female nurseRegistered Nurse Job Fair on Saturday, December 2
Are you an experienced registered nurse who is seeking a rewarding job? You could be providing care for America’s Veterans. VA San Diego serves more than 83,000 Veterans in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

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