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Louisville VA Medical Center

Local Features

Registered Nurse (RN) Open HouseRegistered Nurse (RN) Open House
Robley Rex VA Medical Center (VAMC) will be hosting a Registered Nurse (RN) Open House to showcase career opportunities in Critical Care, Med/Surg, Management, and other Specialty areas.
National Spirit of ’45 DayNational Spirit of ’45 Day
On Friday, August 12th in the Chapel there will be a special program set aside to honor the men and women of Our World War II generation on the 71st Anniversary of the end Of WWII.
Robley Rex VA Medical Center Town Hall Meeting for Veterans and Their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting
The Robley Rex (Louisville) VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for Veterans and their families to improve communication with, and hear directly from Veterans about their VA healthcare and benefits.
Million Veteran Program (MVP) LogoMillion Veteran Program (MVP)
The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national, voluntary research program conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research & Development. MVP aims to enroll 1 million Veterans over a 5-7 year period.
Pencil drawing submitted by a local Veteran in the Annual Creative Arts Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.  This year’s festival takes place February 25, 2016 at the Robley Rex VAMC.  The deadline for entry is February 11, 2016.Annual Creative Arts Competition and Festival
The Robley Rex VAMC hosts the Local Level of the Annual Veterans Creative Arts Competition & Show February 25th, 2016, from 11:00am-2:00pm. The Veterans Creative Arts Competition & Show provides veterans with an...
Town Hall Meeting For Veterans and Their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting For Veterans and Their Families
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robley Rex VA Medical Center, will host a town hall meeting for Veterans and their families to improve communication with, and hear directly from Veterans
US Army Veteran Don Gabbard checks in for an appointment during clinic hours held Saturday, November 14, 2015.  Gabbard is one of over 50 Veterans who took advantage of extended dermatology clinic hours that day.Offering Saturday & Extended Hours is Nothing New
The Robley Rex VA Medical Center took part in VA's nation-wide Access Stand Down November 14, 2015. The event was held to give Veterans an opportunity to see providers outside of perceived 9-5 weekday business hours.
Job Seekers GroupJob Seekers Group 2016
The fundamental goal of Job Seekers Group (JSG) is to provide peer support with employment services to Veterans who are serious about seeking employment,” stated Retha Williams, CWT Peer Support Specialist.
Town Hall Meeting For Veterans and FamiliesTown Hall Meeting For Veterans and Families
Veterans and their families are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) town-hall meeting hosted by Louisville VAMC, designed to hear directly from Veterans and their families.
A Veteran sports a new VA bag filled with employer information and applications at the Veteran Job Fair in Louisville, Kentucky last year.   This year’s Veteran Job Fair is a two day event focused on helping Veterans land jobs with one of over 30 local employers.CWT Program Hosts Two Day Veteran Job Fair
The Robley Rex VA Medical Center (VAMC) Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) program is proud to announce their second Veteran Job Fair in the Hotel Louisville, Grand Ballroom, located at 120 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Veteran getting their blood pressure checkedBlood Pressure Study: Vietnam Era Veterans
Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs find both herbicide exposure and military service are associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) among Army Chemical Corps Vietnam era Veterans.
Army Veteran Jeffrey Weinstock meets with Dr. Erica Dombrowsky, audiologist, through Clinical Video Telehealth.VA Telehealth saves Florida Veteran time, travel
Army Veteran Major Jeffrey Weinstock is very thankful this week for VA Telehealth. It saves him a 300-mile round-trip from Key West to Miami for a comprehensive hearing exam and new hearing aids
Veterans sitting around a camp fire.Veterans Deal with Diabetes at Unique Camp
Veterans in Wisconsin spend a weekend at a special camp designed to help them learn about and deal with their diabetes. Veteran Steve Biever lost 56 pounds and thanks a VA nurse for saving his life.
Veterans Day banner, with U.S. Flag as Background“What Veterans Day Means to Me”
All this week, we will be posting articles and blogs by Veterans talking about “What Veterans Day Means to Me.” Kicking off the week with a salute from a former Navy SEAL very proud of his service.
People walkingHonoring those who care for our Veterans
VA has a six-week online interactive workshop that offers training in how to provide better care. It also helps caregivers learn how to manage their own emotions, stress and physical health.
Elderly men, sitting at a table enjoying a cup of coffee while talking to one anotherAre You Ready to Make Your Choices?
Are you ready to make your choices? Advance Care Planning: Your preferences for future health care. Advance Directive: Tell others your preferences and who you have chosen to be your Health Care Agent.
VA nurses Heather Frank (L) and Jill Jefferson along with Simulator SAM during  ICU simulation training at the VA medical center in Des Moines, Iowa.Heather Frank - One of VA’s Top Nurses
Introducing Heather Frank, one of VA's and Iowa's, Top Nurses, whose extra effort has helped Vietnam Veterans in her Iowa Veteran Affairs hospital, receive awards for their service.
Vietnam Marine Corps Veteran Robert Hall and Primary Care Physician Dr. Sabrina FelsonVietnam Marine Corps Veteran - Forever Proud
Vietnam Vet, given grave cancer prognosis, says his top priority is family and his 11-month-old spirited grandson. “When my dad lies down next to him, Jayden just falls asleep.”
Veteran Lewis Taylor in Medical Foster HomeCouples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes
There is an alternative to a nursing home for eligible Veterans. VA's Medical Foster Home Program is for Veterans no longer able to safely live independently. Here are two couples who participate.
Doctor and Veteran PatientSan Diego VA Doctor Patients’ Best Friend
He reminds his patients of “those doctors from 50 years ago where they sit down and talk to you and are like your best friend. ”Meet Dr. James Michelson of VA San Diego.

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