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Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks

 

Partners and Education

As a teaching hospital, Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research.

Academic Partners

Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks is primarily affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences*. We offer residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Associated Health Training is offered in nursing, psychology, audiology, social work, dietetics, and pharmacy.

Each year, Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks funds over 100 medical and nearly one dozen dental resident slots. We also train nearly 400 students in these slots. Training is also provided to over 400 nursing and associated health trainees.

Veterans Service Organizations

VAMC Fayetteville maintains a good working relationship with all of our veteran service organization (VSO) partners. We regularly brief our VSO representatives on changes impacting veterans' health care.

A Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) has been established which includes stakeholders from a number of veterans groups. The VAC meets quarterly.

US Department of Defense

As a participant in the US Department of Defense TRICARE Program*, Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks serves as the main referral source for women's health and orthopedic specialty appointments.