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Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center

 

Local Features

Huntsville VA Fellowship and Care FairHuntsville VA Clinic Services Fair
The Huntsville VA Clinic will hold a free Veteran Services Fair October 27, at 10 a.m. Caregivers will be available to answer questions about VA programs and provide free services such as Flu shots.
Artwork by Cara Myhre2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit
The Birmingham VA clinic at 2415 7th Ave. S. will host an art exhibit August 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., It will showcase ten women Veterans’ art exhibits which have been featured nationwide.
Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) mobile appVeteran Appointment Request (VAR) mobile app
The Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) mobile application (app) allows you to directly schedule or request primary care and mental health care appointments at facilities where you already receive care.
Toolbox of Same-Day ServicesMyVA Access and Same-Day Service
Veterans requesting primary or mental healthcare can expect Same-Day Services in one of the following ways: A face-to-face visit, A phone consult, Telehealth or video care, An appointment that day or a later date.
An Audiology ExamChanges to Audiology & Optometry Appointments
We are excited to announce that beginning August 1st, Veterans will no longer need a referral from their Primary Care Physician to make routine Audiology or Optometry appointments.
New Patient Parking for BVAMCNew Patient Parking for BVAMC
Effective December 28th, all Veterans will park at the New Birmingham VA Parking Deck located at 2415 7th Ave. S.! Parking is free and free shuttle service will be provided between the new garage and the medical center.
A Picture of the Birmingham VA Medical CenterOn September 8 BVAMC Will Have a New Main Entrance
Effective September 8, 2015, Veterans, Family Members and Visitors will enter the Medical Center at the 19th Street Entrance during normal hours. Parking will remain at 2128 Fourth Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203.
Photo showing construction of the new Huntsville VA ClinicPhoto Showing Construction of Huntsville VA Clinic
A recent photo showing the progression of construction at the new Huntsville VA Clinic which will consolidate the Huntsville and Madison/Decatur Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
Recent Photo of Birmingham VA ClinicNew Photo of Birmingham VA Clinic
The new Birmingham VA Clinic at 2415 7th Avenue South in downtown Birmingham is coming together quickly! Here is a recent photo showing the progress that has been made so far.
VA Blueprint For ExcellenceVA Blueprint For Excellence
This blueprint is critical to achieving part three of our Road to Veterans Day initiative—setting a course for long-term excellence and reform. The Blueprint lays out four broad themes and supporting strategies.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational Salute to Veteran Patients Week
All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month – A Veteran Nurse’s StoryFebruary is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story
Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health CareTelehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care
VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans
Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center”
Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA
All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans Creating a Brighter Future
Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.

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