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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


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Photo of Mr. Juan CruzA Successful COVID 19 Recovery
A Successful COVID 19 Recovery. Staff at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System applauded a non-Veteran patient who was treated and recovered from COVID-19 at the Manhattan VAMC and discharged on Tuesday, April 21.
Group photo of VA Western New York Healthcare System employees deploying to NYC.VA Employees Deploy to Help Sister VAs
Over the last few weeks, several VA Western New York Healthcare System staff have deployed to New York City to assist VA Medical Centers hardest hit in New York and New Jersey in the fight against COVID 19.
JJP Bronx VAMC researchers Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, and Gregory Elder, MD.Improved Diagnosis of Brain Trauma
New brain scans and blood test panels move JJP Bronx VAMC researchers Gandy and Elder towards more sensitive diagnosis of battlefield brain trauma and evaluation of new drugs.
Home Telehealth = ConvenienceHome Telehealth = Convenience
Home Telehealth provides care to Veterans who live in rural areas or are unable to leave their homes to receive VA health care. Hear one Veterans story on how Home Telehealth improved his quality of life.
Rachel YehudaRachel Yehuda, PhD, Elected to NAM
Yehuda, a renowned leader in the field of trauma, PTSD & resilience, has been elected for a momentous career achievement and one of the most significant honors in health and medicine.
#BeThere for the Veterans you know.Suicide Prevention
You don’t need to have special training to support the Veterans in your life in order to help them if they are going through a difficult time. Small actions can have a huge impact.
Tiffany Doyle GreenJames J. Peters VA Health Technician Renders Emerg
Early morning on Friday August 17, James J. Peters VA Medical Center's Health Technician Tiffany Doyle Green was in the right place at the right time for one very lucky 29-year-old Bronx resident.
Linda BundLinda Bund One of America’s Powerful in Health IT
James J. Peters VA Medical Center's Linda Bund, Chief Health Informatics Officer, has been named one of America’s most powerful women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management (HDM) magazine.
Woman on the phone.Be There
We can all play a role in preventing suicide, but many people don't know what they can do to support the Veteran or Servicemember in their life who is going through a difficult time.
Architectural rendering of future Bronx Fisher House.James J. Peters VA Medical Center Selected as Prio
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs selected the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, located in Bronx, NY, as a priority site for the construction of two 16-suite Fisher Houses.

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