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Minneapolis VA Medical Center to Host National Vietnam War Veterans Day Event on March 29Minneapolis VA to Host Vietnam War Veterans Event
Vietnam Veterans are invited to attend the Vietnam Veteran Recognition event on March 29, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Displays, info booths and giveaways will happen throughout the day.
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is one of 12 facilities in Veterans Health Administration to be recognized as a "Best Experience" site based on patient feedback.Minneapolis VA Recognized for Patient Experience
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is one of 12 facilities in Veterans Health Administration to be recognized as a "Best Experience" site based on patient feedback.
The VA announced that Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the 2018 HSR&D Best Research Paper of the Year Award.Minneapolis VA Doctor Awarded Best Research Paper
Minneapolis VA’s Dr. Erin Krebs receives the 2018 HSR&D Best Research Paper of the Year Award. The award honors research studies with results that are important to Veterans’ health and care.
January 23, 2019, at The Operations Center at the Minneapolis VA’s Community Resource and Referral Center, Matt Harris and Marci Godfrey help register homeless Veterans identified in the PIT count.Minneapolis VA Has Pivotal Role in Homeless Count
For 24 hours in January, outreach workers throughout the country scoured shelters, abandoned buildings, trains and alleyways looking for homeless people as part of the annual Point-in-Time count.
Rose has been volunteering at the VA for seven years. She volunteered at the Community Resource and Referral Center downtown and currently volunteers in the Hematology/Oncology Procedure Clinic.Volunteer Spotlight - Rose Huttner
Rose still works part-time as an LPN but finds time in her busy schedule to provide assistance to our Veterans. Her compassion is evident in every interaction, and her presence is uplifting to everyone she encounters.
Dr. James Johnson, Infectious Disease Specialist at the Minneapolis VA, professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota, Highland piper.James Johnson: Clinician at Work, Piper at Heart
When you first meet Dr. Johnson, one is impressed by his soft spoken, intellectual, quiet manner. And then he starts talking about his passion: his love for the majestic Highland bagpipes.
Dr. Hanna Bloomfield, Associate Chief of Staff, Research and Dr. Steven Fu, CCDOR director.New Name Comes with a Renewed Purpose and Approach
Minneapolis VA’s CCDOR focuses on high-impact research projects and recently celebrated 20 years in the pursuit of clinical knowledge with a name change, renewed purpose and a new approach.
(L-R): Director Patrick Kelly, Dr. Tonkin, Dr. Senk, Ms. Brady, Helen Pearlman, nurse executive; Dr. Weissman, Martina Malek, chief experience officer; and Ms. Brady (VA photo by Thomas Stoner)Human Connection is Theme of Annual Education Day
"His philosophy is relationship-centered, and I see him cultivating meaningful connections...and this makes other professionals and colleagues feel appreciated and respected."
Rochester VA Community Clinic nurse, Shari Kjos, LPNVA Nurse Helps Woman Suffering Seizure Roadside
“I became a nurse to help people and absolutely love being a nurse; I would do it for anyone,” said Shari Kjos, LPN, after the Rochester VA Community Clinic nurse helped a woman suffering a seizure roadside.
Showing your support can be as simple as sending a message.Be There for Veterans and Servicemembers
You don’t need to have special training to support the Veterans in your life, and we can all do something to help a Veteran who is going through a difficult time. Even seemingly small actions can have a huge impact.

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