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Personnel

White House Physician Nominated as VA Secretary After Shulkin Ouster

The nominee for new VA secretary has served as the White House physician for the last three presidential administrations.

Personnel

Outdated Processes Hamper VHA in Hiring Medical Staff

By Sandra Basu WASHINGTON — VHA is hampered by outdated human resources processes, as well as competition from the private sector, when it comes to hiring medical professionals, agency officials told lawmakers. “We are striving... View Article

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Goolsby Uses Variety of Tools to Prepare Military Physicians for Challenging Roles

Maj. Craig Goolsby, MD, wears a lot of hats at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).

Personnel

VA Expands Practice Authority for Three High-Level Nurse Categories

The VA has granted full practice authority to three roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) to practice to the full extent of their education, training and certification, regardless of state restrictions.

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Honored Nurse: No Plans to Retire After 37 Years on Midnight Shift

Drema Bratton, RN, has made it very clear that she has no plans to retire. “They’re going to have to pry me out of here,” declared Huntington VAMC’s Nurse of the Year.

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Navy Recognizes Nurse/Officer for His ‘Loyal Devotion to Duty’

By Steve Lewis AUBURN, AL – Early in his military career, David R. Crumbley MSN, CWCN, assistant clinical professor at the Auburn University School of Nursing, became inspired to help people through medicine. “I enjoyed... View Article

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Surgeon Recognized for New Technique Says He ‘Owes’ It to Veteran Patients

By Steve Lewis Carlos Bechara, MD HOUSTON – Carlos Bechara, MD, a staff vascular surgeon at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) says his recent development of a new endovascular technique that offers... View Article

               
           

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