VA Quality Scholars
Fellowship, Scholarship, Mentorship
The VA Quality Scholars program trains leaders in healthcare improvement for the VA and leads change nationally and internationally.
The VA Quality Scholars program consists of nine sites across the United States, as well as an affiliate site in Toronto, Canada. Each site in the US consists of a partnership between a VA hospital and an academic institution. It has an interprofessional emphasis with physicians, doctoral-trained nurses, clinical psychologists and pharmacists as fellows and faculty.
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists & Psychologists
Network of hundreds of graduates
30% alumni in federal leadership
40% alumni in academic positions
Two-thirds in VA, take leadership positions
Alumni network: CEO’s, CMO’s & more
Nationally recognized research funding
Summer Institute is the culmination of VA Quality Scholars year-long works and the international collaborative that springs forth initiatives for future endeavors. Scholars, Faculty, and Fellows enjoy a week-long conference featuring world-renowned guest speakers, innovation, and scholarly activity.