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Introducing the NEW Interactive Campus Map!Introducing the NEW Interactive Campus Map!
It just got easier to find your way around the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center campus! We now have new online interactive campus and floor maps that leads you turn-by-turn to your destination
Veterans Appointment Request App Now AvailableVeterans Appointment Request App Now Available
As part of VA’s focus on ensuring that Veterans receive timely access to health care, VA Mobile has launched the new Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App to schedule or request primary care & mental health appointments.
Calling Creative Women Veterans for Art ExhibitionCalling Creative Women Veterans for Art Exhibition
The Houston VAMC is looking for local women Veteran artists to submit their art, poetry, or prose to be displayed in a special Women’s History Month Art Exhibition at the end of March.
VA Locomotive: Winter-Spring 2017VA Locomotive: Winter-Spring 2017
The Winter/Spring 2017 edition of the VA Locomotive quarterly Veteran newsletter is available. This newsletter is filled with helpful and enlightening information for our Veterans and their families.
Image of women for Women's Veterans Health Center Grand OpeningWomen's Veterans Health Center Grand Opening
The Grand Opening Ceremony of the newly remodeled Women's Veterans Health Center is Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. outside the new Women's Health Center, near the Spinal Cord Injury entrance.
Image of flag and text of Veteran Town HallVeteran Town Hall
The Houston VA Medical Center and VA Regional Office are hosting a town hall meeting on January 17, 2017 for Veterans and family members to share ideas and experiences, and meet other Veterans and VA leaders.
Photo of Medical Center Director, Frank VazquezHoliday Message From Medical Center Director
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Director, Frank Vazquez has a special holiday message for Veterans who receive their healthcare at MEDVAMC and it's VA Outpatient Clinics.
Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor VeteransHoliday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans
The Houston National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans, on December 17, 2016 at the Houston National Cemetery.
Researchers Receive Prestigious AwardResearchers Receive Prestigious Award
Dr. Hardeep Singh and his Houston VA Patient Safety Center team are the recipients of the 2016 VA Health Services Research and Development Health System Impact Award, which honors VA-funded research.
Image showing 5 military seals with text saying 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony2016 Veterans Day Ceremony
Join us as we honor Veterans at a Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Houston's Mayor Sylvester Turner and Congressman Al Green will both be in attendance.

From the Veterans Health Administration

A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Concert, band playing on the stageVA's National Salute to Veteran Patients
Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.
Image of a Veteran holding a small rock.  A Journey to Vietnam, and Reconciliation
In December 2016 a group of Veterans along with VA providers and academics from around the country met in Vietnam to jointly experience a spiritual pilgrimage to facilitate recovery from the war.
Images of Julian Scadden at the bedside of a dying Veteran. Army Veteran Spends His Days Comforting the Dying
Nine years ago Julian Scadden, a 67-year-old Vietnam-Era Veteran who works as a housekeeper at the Denver VA, found his true calling in life: comforting dying Veterans on the hospital's hospice unit
Image of a group therapy session featuring both men and women.VA Giving Strength to Couples in Crisis
The Baltimore VA's Strength at Home program is designed to help Veterans who are experiencing physical or verbal abuse in their relationships, but don't know how to end the circle of violence.
Writer-Editor Rebekah E. Rickner interviews Veteran Richard BryeHonoring the Voices and Experiences of Veterans
My Life, My Story. A unique VA project that lets Veterans tell their VA care team about their life and careers, who they are as a person and then have their story added to their VA medical record.

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