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Building careers to better serve Veterans: VA Medical Center Director finds passion in mentoring others

Shella Stovall is the Director of VA Salt Lake City Health Care System in Utah. Known as the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center, the system provides comprehensive primary, tertiary and long-term healthcare, with a focus on surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry and geriatrics. Stovall’s career at the Veterans Health Administration began in 1984, when she took a job as a [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|ChooseVA, Employment, Top Stories, VA Careers|Comments Off on Building careers to better serve Veterans: VA Medical Center Director finds passion in mentoring others

Dr. Neil Patel discovered that a career in Veterans’ health care leads to new opportunities in emergency medicine

Dr. Neil Patel serves as the clinical chief of Emergency Medicine at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. In his nine-year tenure at VA, Dr. Patel has taken advantage of the wide range of extra opportunities for physicians to advance in their careers. As a clinician who also educates trainees and serves as an administrator, Dr. Patel is able to impact emergency medicine practices [...]

By |June 4th, 2019|ChooseVA, VA Careers|Comments Off on Dr. Neil Patel discovered that a career in Veterans’ health care leads to new opportunities in emergency medicine

For Dr. Puja Van Epps, enabling Veterans to reclaim their health from HIV disease is the most rewarding aspect of her VA career

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the single largest provider of medical care to people with HIV in the United States. Dr. Puja Van Epps supports this work in her role directing the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic at the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System. Dr. Van Epps treats Veterans living with HIV, trains new physicians and conducts research into HIV prevention. She also [...]

By |April 19th, 2019|ChooseVA, VA Careers|Comments Off on For Dr. Puja Van Epps, enabling Veterans to reclaim their health from HIV disease is the most rewarding aspect of her VA career

VA’s National Director of Chaplaincy, Juliana M. Lesher, guides Veterans to better health through spirituality

Juliana M. Lesher’s career and spiritual journey caring for patients and Veterans in need has taken her west to Los Angeles, north to Fargo, south to San Antonio and east to Washington, D.C., where she now serves as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Director of VA Chaplaincy. Yet the constants of her 20-year clinical pastoral career remain: faith in God, dedication to [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|ChooseVA, VA Careers|4 Comments

A career caring for the heart: Dr. Mary Whooley practices medicine and studies ways to improve Veterans’ cardiac health

Dr. Mary Whooley is a board-certified physician and Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) San Francisco Health Care System. Dr. Whooley began her 25-year career at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) as a primary care physician. After taking advantage of the education and training opportunities offered by her VA career, Dr. Whooley grew into a position that allows her to [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|ChooseVA, VA Careers|Comments Off on A career caring for the heart: Dr. Mary Whooley practices medicine and studies ways to improve Veterans’ cardiac health

VISN Director ensures next generation of leaders is poised and ready to serve Veterans

Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 19 Director Ralph Gigliotti is responsible for all U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare-related activities in the Rocky Mountain region, an area encompassing eight systems spread over five primary states, with secondary coverage in five more. Gigliotti manages a $3.5 billion budget to ensure the highest possible care for the region’s 600,000 Veterans. Gigliotti has had a 35-year career [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|ChooseVA, Employment, Top Stories, VA Careers|1 Comment

As a VA health care leader, Dr. Glennon Park ensures that Veterans receive the best emergency care

From a physician working on the front lines of emergency Veteran care to section chief of the Emergency Department at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Dr. Glennon Park has first-hand experience with the career growth opportunities at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). His early work with Veterans during medical training led to supervisory roles with increasing responsibility. As a VA health leader, [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|ChooseVA, Uncategorized, VA Careers|Comments Off on As a VA health care leader, Dr. Glennon Park ensures that Veterans receive the best emergency care

Apply your health care leadership experience to help serve Veterans: Talk with VA nurse executives at AONE 2019 in San Diego

A Nurse Executive career at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is an opportunity to grow your leadership skills while shaping the delivery of health care to more than 9 million Veterans. Discover exactly what that means by visiting VA Careers at the American Organization of Nurse Executive’s (AONE) annual meeting from April 10 to 13, 2019, in San Diego at the convention center. “We’re [...]

By |April 5th, 2019|ChooseVA, Top Stories, VA Careers|1 Comment

Be a voice for excellence in Veterans’ nursing care: Become a VA Nurse Executive

Nursing services are critically important at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as they are at any healthcare organization. But thanks to VA’s Nurse Executives and a commitment to collaboration, nurses are always at the table when decisions are made about Veterans’ healthcare. “At every VA that I’m aware of, the Nurse Executive is on the senior leadership team,” said Timothy Cooke, Medical Center [...]

By |April 3rd, 2019|ChooseVA, Top Stories, VA Careers|Comments Off on Be a voice for excellence in Veterans’ nursing care: Become a VA Nurse Executive
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