Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine OUTLOOK Spring 2020 Edition

This edition of Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine OUTLOOK examines how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is enhancing specialty care for veterans, what’s being done to keep VA personnel and patients safe, stories from those battling on the front lines of the VA’s fight against COVID-19, and how the VALOR program is benefiting nursing students and the VA. Amidst the pandemic we are getting to see how the VA’s “Fourth Mission” of preparation, response, and recovery will help the country at a time of need. Dr. Rachel Ramoni, Chief Research and Development Officer (CRADO), Veterans Health Administration discusses ongoing VA research programs. Nearly a year in, we look at what the Military Health System transformation meant for its patients and providers. Finally, we take a behind-the-scenes look at the Army Wellness Centers amazing work to reduce musculoskeletal injury risk in soldiers.