As a teaching hospital, VAMC Memphis provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research.
The Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) is a stakeholder group that was established in mid-2005. The Council meets quarterly and is chaired by the Medical Center Director. The VAC functions as a multi-interest body to offer information and advice to our leadership on issues related to quality, effectiveness and patient satisfaction.
The current VAC membership includes representatives of the —
Some highlights of our 2nd quarter 2007 meeting —
VAMC Memphis is primarily affiliated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center*. We offer residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Associated Health Training is offered in nursing, psychology, audiology, social work, dietetics, and pharmacy.
Each year, VAMC Memphis funds over 100 medical and nearly one dozen dental resident positions. We also train nearly 400 students in these slots. Training is also provided to over 400 nursing and associated health trainees.
VAMC Memphis maintains a good working relationship with all of our veteran service organization (VSO) partners. We regularly brief our VSO representatives on changes impacting veterans' health care.
A Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) has been established which includes stakeholders from a number of veterans groups. The VAC meets quarterly.
VAMC Memphis is a proud member of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation*, a collaboration of public, private, academic, and government organizations designed to establish Memphis as an internationally recognized center for the development and commercialization of biomedical technology.