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Emory and the VA

Emory and the Atlanta VAMC share back-to-back campuses and a partnership that stretches back more than six decades. In 2012, Emory/VA directed research funding totaled $25 million and involved more than 400 projects covering areas ranging from diabetes and drug addiction to cancer, HIV/AIDS, depression, hypertension, and dementia.  

  • 273 Medical/Surgical beds 
  • 120 Community Living Center (CLC) beds 
  • 12 Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program Beds

Annual patient services:

  • 7,466 admissions
  • 1,104,787outpatient services

The hospital is staffed by:

  • 382 Providers 
  • 149.15 Emory residents provide care under supervision of the faculty

1946 Public Law 79 293 is passed, allowing VA to greatly expand and enhance its physician workforce, and VA issues Policy Memorandum No. 2 providing the legal basis for clinical and research affiliations between VA and the nations medical schools.

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Affiliates & Partners from 2013 at-a-glance brochure 

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 217 hospital beds, 60 nursing home beds, 12 psychiatric residential rehab beds. Annual patient services: 7,107 admissions and 1,045,572 outpatient services. Staffed by 250 Emory physicians, providing virtually all physician care.