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Lead the Veteran care revolution as Under Secretary for Health

Head the nation’s largest integrated health care system as the VHA Under Secretary for Health (USH). At VHA, we’re working to revolutionize the delivery of Veterans health care and social support services — and we’re actively looking for the right individual to help lead that charge. You’ll assure that we deliver timely, appropriate and cost-effective services to approximately 9 million Veterans enrolled in VA health care. As a senior [...]

By |July 28th, 2021|Employment, VA Careers|11 Comments

Under Secretary for Health to fill top leadership positions

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has four critical hiring needs in the Washington, D.C. metro area in key leadership roles, working with the Under Secretary for Health, Dr. David J. Shulkin. As Under Secretary for Health, Dr. Shulkin oversees the delivery of care to more than 9 million enrolled Veterans. VHA employs more than 305,000 health care professionals and support staff at more than 1,400 sites [...]

By |July 15th, 2015|VA Careers|1 Comment

VA establishes commission to recommend new under secretary for its Veterans Health Administration

The Under Secretary for Health manages VHA, the nation’s largest health-care system, which has an annual budget of approximately $61 billion and oversees the delivery of care to more than 9 million enrolled Veterans.

By |April 10th, 2017|News Releases|1 Comment

Acting Under Secretary Stone: Imperative we vaccinate as many people as possible as quickly as possible

Make no mistake, the end of this pandemic is not guaranteed without each of us continuing to take action. We haven’t crossed the finish line yet and we must not get complacent.

By |May 24th, 2021|Coronavirus, Health, Top Stories, VA Videos|5 Comments

VA health care referrals are getting easier than ever for Veterans

VA is using Referral Coordination Teams to simplify the process when a Veteran’s health care provider refers them to another provider, whether in VA or in the community. “She called and made it easy.”

By |April 6th, 2021|Health, Inside Veterans Health|51 Comments

Borne the Battle #235: VA Secretary Denis McDonough

On Feb. 8, 2021, Denis McDonough was confirmed by the Senate to be the United States’ 11th Secretary of Veterans Affairs. On Borne the Battle he discusses the priorities behind his "First 100 Day Plan" for VA.

Secretary McDonough on International Women’s Day

Today, March 8th, is the 110th anniversary of International Women's Day. It is the perfect time to pause, recognize, and honor the enormous contributions and accomplishments of women from all walks of life who have long served as champions of social change and equal rights for all Americans.

Secretary orders review of VA’s transgender policies

Earlier this week, Secretary Denis McDonough ordered a review of VA policies to ensure that transgender Veterans and employees do not face discrimination on the basis of their gender identity and expression.

By |February 24th, 2021|Honoring Vets, ICARE, Top Stories|106 Comments

Remembering Former VA Secretary Jesse Brown

This February, while the nation celebrates Black History Month, VA’s Homeless Programs Office (HPO) recognizes that our history of accomplishments preventing and ending homelessness among Veterans is built on the work of trailblazing Black men and women serving this country during war and in peace time. Among these notable individuals is Jesse Brown, a decorated disabled Vietnam Veteran who in 1993 became the first African American Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

By |February 15th, 2021|Honoring Vets, Veterans Homelessness|1 Comment
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