The VA Southern Arizona Healthcare System provides all Veterans with outstanding health care, trains America’s future health care providers, and conducts important medical research.
Health care and services :We provide you with health care services at 10 locations in southern Arizona. Facilities include our Tucson VA Medical Center and 9 community-based outpatient clinics in Casa Grande, Green Valley, Safford, Sierra Vista, Tucson, and Yuma.
The VA Southern Arizona Healthcare System is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the VA Desert Pacific Network. We’re an innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 22 (VISN 22). VISN 22 includes medical centers and clinics in Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico.
Research and development: At the VA Southern Arizona Healthcare System, we conduct research to discover knowledge, develop VA scientists and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for Veterans and the nation. We offer Veterans the opportunity to participate in and benefit from our work. Our goal is to use research to promote better health and health care for all.
Teaching and lea...rning: Tucson VA Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides a full range of health services for Veterans with state-of-the-art technology.
Our medical center is affiliated with more than 67 academic institutions, including the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy; Arizona Health Sciences Center; Arizona State University; and Pima Community College.
We offer internships and residencies in many medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. We also provide associated training in nursing, pharmacy, psychology, audiology and other health care professions. Every year, more than 900 physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals from colleges and universities across the country receive training at VA Southern Arizona Healthcare System.
We’re proud of our partnerships with top institutions and organizations that support the educational mission of the VA.
Accreditations and achievements: Our facilities and programs have received accreditation from the
American Psychological Association
College of American Pathologists