ERIC Number: ED080380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
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Education Programs, Department of Medicine and Surgery. A Status Report - June 1971.
Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.
This publication is a status report of the educational programs of the Veterans Administration (VA) Department of Medicine and Surgery. The intent of the report is to provide documentation of the major contribution being made by the VA to the training of manpower for the health care field. The VA's role as a unique national health resource makes it an indispensable participant in any national plan to improve the health care of the nation. A brief history of education and training in the VA Department of Medicine and Surgery is provided, followed by a description of each of the following program areas: house staff training, allied health training, administrative training, post-graduate and inservice training, exchange of medical information, medical illustration, and space for education and training programs. During the 1971 fiscal year more than 53,000 persons received training through the VA in 125 different health services programs. Data relating to these programs are tabulated alphabetically by city and state to show the accomplishments at each hospital and outpatient clinic. Appendices give additional information on past and present budgets, and provide references for relevant legislation and significant program documents cited in the text. (JR)
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Authoring Institution: Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.