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.
Annual patient services:
The hospital is staffed by:
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.
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.