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White River Junction VA Medical Center, Vermont

 

Local Features

September Suicide Prevention MonthSuicide Prevention is Everyone's Business
September is Suicide Prevention Month at the VA and across many organizations and communities. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is on a mission to end suicide among Veterans in communities across America.
Mental Health Summit at WRJ VAMCMental Health Summit Returns to WRJ VAMC
On July 28th from 9-1pm, the White River Junction VA Medical Center will host a Community Mental Health Summit focused on suicide prevention. Learn how you can help prevent suicide.
VA NP Residency OpportunityNurse Practitioner Residency
The VANAP-GE Nurse Practitioner Residency is an innovative twelve month residency program at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. It is supported by the Office of Academic Affiliations.
PTSD Awareness MonthPTSD Awareness
For PTSD Awareness Month (June), the National Center for PTSD writes about the causation, symptoms, and treatment of PTSD as well as where to find resources to help everyone better understand the options.
Fisher House Foundation LogoWRJ VAMC to Receive a Fisher House
The White River Junction VA Medical Center is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of 14 new VA facilities to receive a Fisher House to help care for our Veterans, their family members and caregivers.
Dr. Brett Rusch, Chief of StaffWhite River Jct VAMC: New Chief of Staff Appointed
The White River Junction VA Medical Center (WRJ VAMC) is pleased to announce the formal selection of Brett Rusch, MD, as the new Chief of Staff for the Vermont VA Medical Center.
VA Drug Take Back DayDrug Take Back Day
Veterans and Staff are encouraged to come to the Lobby of Building 1 to dispose of any unused or expired prescription medication. A Pharmacist will also be on hand to answer any questions about precription medications.
Dr. HamblenDavid M. Worthen Award Winner
Jessica Hamblen, PhD, Acting Deputy Executive Director and Deputy for Education with the VA National Center for PTSD, will receive the David M. Worthen Award for Career Achievement in Educational Excellence.
Summer of ServiceSummer of Service
Come join us for a Summer of Service Open House. On August 20, 2015 White River Junction VA Medical Center will host the medical center’s 2nd Summer of Summer of Service Voluntary Outreach and Open House.
new fenceWRJ VA Fence
Starting July 20 we will begin work to extend the existing fence located at the White River Junction VA Medical Center main entrance. The existing fence will be extended across the front lawn toward the VA Cutoff Road.

From the Veterans Health Administration

HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.

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